Courtesy of a student of mine comes this beautiful and thought-inspiring video, narrated by Carl Sagan: a man with a truly golden voice.
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Blue lips. Blue veins. Blue, the colour of our planet from far, far away.
It’s quite beautiful in some sense how the sky is a dark, speckled mystery when in reality there is so much there. And to us the experience (of which story is one reflection) of living creatures is felt to be even more so. Too vast.
And if this kind of knowledge could stop or take over the greed…it has to come from inside because we have such limited power to stop it (but so inspiring, in an everyday sense, to be reminded of people who gave what they could).
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