Saturday, 28 September 2013

Vinegar is charged with the grandeur of God

The British Geneticist J.B.S. Haldane was once asked what his study of biology had taught him about God. He replied that the Creator, if he exists, has "an inordinate fondness for beetles." Although he was rank pagan of the highest degree his answer nonetheless points to an inescapable truth: that the world is filled with unimaginable wonder, right from the tiniest speckle to the largest boulder. As Gerald Manley Hopkins so memorably put it "The world is charged with the grandeur of God." It shouldn't have surprised me therefore to find out how so simple a thing as vinegar is so fantastically versatile and tremendously useful. Watch the video below and be amazed...

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