The odds that in an otherwise boundless void this anomalous pip of energy should matter in the least,
let alone be the central moment of the universe,
appear to be very long indeed.
Confronted by the impossible state of affairs which reason discovers in the human condition,
he recognized that “the heart has reasons reason knows not of,”
and then set the line following his heart.
By increasing the payoff to eternity,
he made book against mortality,
and Faith in Providence the smart bet.
We're not talking about Jimmy the Greek.