Today’s Word: panoply (noun) – A panoply (PAN-uh-plee) is a complete or impressive collection of things. As used by the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins: “Humans are just a very, very small part of the panoply of life, and it is arguable that in a certain sense, humans have emancipated themselves from Darwinian selection.”
Did You Know?: In most lotteries, the chance that you will die on the way to buy your ticket is greater than the chance that you will win the big prize.
Worth Quoting: “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” – Umberto Eco
The Elephants That Came to Dinner