"The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival"
So said the famous English thinker Harry Stottle many years ago...
You haven't heard of Harry? Harry liked to travel and although he never made it as far as the Bamboo Temple in Kamakura, he did get to Greece. In fact, he fell in love with the country and they with him - even though they couldn't spell his name correctly.