Posts tagged ‘Pale Blue Dot’
July 1, 2012
“I’d like to share a revelation that I’ve had, during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species and I realized that you aren’t actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with its surrounding environment, but you humans do not. You move to an area and you multiply, and multiply until every natural resource is consumed. The only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. Do you know what it is? A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You are a plague, and we… are the cure.” – Agent Smith
“Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all the vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.”
If any other species on earth were reproducing at this rate, depleting the earth’s resources and destroying the environment, we humans, would do something about it…we are the cure.
“Two things are infinite: the Universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the Universe.”
– Albert Einstein
It’s getting crowded in here.
June 15, 2012
We are here→ Pale Blue Dot
This Carl Sagan video puts our place in the Universe into perspective. It inspires me. It reminds me about how awesome it is to be alive. It makes me think.
Socrates said, “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”
My blog is my voice to the “youniverse”—filled with things that make me think. It’s a place for me to share interesting images, quotes, thoughts and ideas about life. It’s a place to have a conversation.
“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us.” – Carl Sagan
We’re all in this together.
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