Ion Grumeza

Author, historian, educator, and philosopher

A Study of Wonder

In today’s technologically savvy world we are inclined to talk about the “aha!” moment—as the indication that, oh, yes, that explains it, I understand it, I get it. But it is the “wow!” moments that have the power to awaken us to something bigger, something unexplainable, something beyond what we know or expect. Those “wow!” moments are the spontaneous oral expressions of what we call “wonder.”