The Biological Advantage of Being Awestruck - Video

This is a must watch. Our hunger and thirst for knowledge is indirectly responsible for who we are as a civilization and as a species.  

The ideas of psychologist Nicholas Humphrey who has written of "THE BIOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE OF BEING AWESTRUCK". Basically, our ability to awe was biologically selected for by evolution because it imbues our lives with sense of cosmic significance that has resulted in a species that works harder not just to survive but to flourish and thrive...