Encyclopedia - microcosm (from Greek mikros kosmos, "little world"), a Western philosophical term designating man as being a "little world" in which the macrocosm, or universe, is reflected. The ancient Greek idea of a world soul (e.g., in Plato) animating the universe had as a corollary the idea of the human body as a miniature universe animated by its own soul.
"I like a lot. I work a lot and I love it."
"It's not bad. It's not too difficult." (Cynthia)
"Mmm hmm." (C0-worker)
"I can't stop to talk."
"I'm just grateful I have work."