The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental cradle of true art and true science. He who can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle. Past RA member Albert Einstein
Rosemary Bechler is editor of openDemocracy. She has edited a number of books, including The Convention on Modern Liberty: The British Debate on Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, published in paperback by Imprint Academic in 2010.