7621 — Ideas are just like radiation

… billions of little pings of them are hitting us everyday. Most people sense it only vaguely: distant warmth from the sun. The hum of TV static when you turn it on, which is in fact the background wanderings of the Universe. Picture those piles: those sun-particles (photons). Billions of these pings are hitting us everyday, yet most people do not have the equipment to really notice them.

— cole