Santayana on Lucretius - a naturalistic conception of things

"A naturalistic conception of things is a great work of imagination, – greater, I think, than any dramatic or moral mythology: it is a conception fit to inspire great poetry, and in the end, perhaps, it will prove the only conception able to inspire it."

George Santayana (1863-1952) in Three Philosophical Poets, Harvard University Press, Cambridge 1910, p. 21

The photo is a view from Raddon Top, Devon, taken last week.