"Napa Valley"  Brocken InaGlory. Licensed. Creative Commons CC BY-SA 3.0
Q now introduces us at some length to a mystic, contemplative vision of reality.

        He quotes an ancient Hasidic tale in which a disciple asks the rabbi: "Why does Torah tell us to 'place these words upon your hearts'? Why does it not tell us to place these holy words in our hearts?" The rabbi answers: "It is because as we are, our hearts are closed, and we cannot place the holy words in our hearts. So we place them on top of our hearts. And there they stay until, one day, the heart breaks and the words fall in."

Just a year after Harry Chapin's 1981 death, his "Circle Song" was performed by Judy Collins, The Kingston Trio, the Limelighters, John Sebastian, Tom Paxton, and Mary Travers of "Peter, Paul, and Mary."  To watch and listen, click here.