Friday, 6 July 2012

A Human Catalogue - Moleskine Art

Just think! Every female of our species carries approximately 400 eggs in her ovaries. The male produces trillions of sperm over a lifetime. Now imagine if we had access to a photo album of all possible combinations with a particular mate, and we could select our offspring. Wouldn't it be sad having to reject 397/ 396 of the possibilities. How would we choose? I think about this a lot and fantasise about the 395 babies I'll never have or get to know. Thinking about it, what a blessing it is that the selection is out of our control! Leaving the choice to chance relieves us of a terrible burden, and yet, I'd love to take a peek at what could have been...
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