Πάντα ῥεῖ

Attributed to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus is the doctrine that everything is in a state of flux. Other (idiomatic) formulations of this doctrine are “change is the only constant”; or “you cannot step into the same river twice.”

The cosmos is constantly in motion, constantly in transformation. But this universal principle of change has only, in the past 24 hours, arrived in the nation state known as America.

It heartens me to see my country — belatedly — catch up to the cosmos.

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