The «turtle all the way down» story!
A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. He described how the earth orbits around the sun and how the sun, in turn, orbits around the center of a vast collection of stars called our galaxy. At the end of the lecture, a little old lady at the back of the room got up and said: «What you have told us is rubbish. The world is really a flat plate supported on the back of a giant tortoise.» The scientist gave a superior smile before replying, «What is the tortoise standing on?» «You’re very clever, young man, very clever,» said the old lady. «But it’s turtles all the way down
A Briefer History of Time – Stephen Hawking
Image: Taken 2 days ago during a flight between Málaga, Spain 🇪🇸 and Haugesund, Norway 🇳🇴 with a SGS7edge