You see, humans exist between two infinities … one of events stretching into the past … and one of events extending into the future. This is what our reason tells us. We have no insight into why things are this way. Or why we appeared when we did in this infinite chain … What we do in the face of this knowledge is what defines us … meaning starts here

— From a lecture by a philosophy professor as told in the book “How to think like a woman: Four women philosophers who taught me how to love the life of the mind