To know there’s a vast universe out there. Full of unexplored potential. Who knows what we might find, once we start looking.
The depth scares some away. The darkness hiding untold dangers and the possibility of no return to the surface is a deal breaker. No adventure today. Better to not have risked and discovered than possibility of injury and failure.
But for the brave few that step out of the boat and venture into the depths, what their eyes see cannot be conveyed back in a mere written or visual representation. And what often leads them to return again and again, probing ever deeper.