The German-born physicist, Albert Einstein, is testifying in front of
I could do that, and then I could show you mathematically that there is no difference between the past, the future, and this moment right now. But that would miss the mystery of it all. And “the most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead”. And what is metaphysics but our poor attempt to use our imagination to peer behind the veil of the mysterious? And so, physics without metaphysics--without our native curiosity and the struggle to imagine what’s really out there--is lame.