The Karmapa: Interconnected
Our life is like a vast net connecting us to all other lives on this planet, and each part of this net is linked to all of the rest. The essence of our life is not limited within the confines of our bodies but rather is distributed across all the people and things that we are connected to.
from Interconnected: Embracing Life in Our Global Society by Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, c. 2017, p. 147.
Image: Structure of Human Brain Has an Almost Ideal Network of Connections: A new study by Northeastern physicist Dmitri Krioukov and his colleagues suggests an answer: to expedite the transfer of information from one brain region to another, enabling us to operate at peak capacity.