20 thoughts on “Infinity”

  1. Lovely! The answer to the question asked in the poem is simple. Greed and desire for a new route to the Spice Islands by Charles I the King of Spain. Great summary on Wili under “Circumnavigation” at this link: Takes maybe 5 minutes to read.

    http://tinyurl.com/ppkhzkt

    Ron

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    1. That is probably quite true, I do believe that the desire for money and prestige must have been a motivator. Still, consider the immenseness of that journey. I just wonder if there were other passions being fulfilled or searching to be fulfilled. I will go to your link that you recommended…

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  2. I believe that a more powerful motivation was at work, the obsession to know what’s beyond the line of the horizon, the irresistible urge to discover something even at risk of death. Thanks S.! ๐Ÿ™‚

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