Carl Sagan’s The Pale Blue Dot shows us our vulnerability, our uniqueness, the importance of understanding that this is our only home, and we — all of us — our only family…as well as our relative insignificance.
A mere point in a vast encompassing cosmos…a mote of dust, suspended in a sun beam. The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena.
But really, we are big. Neil DeGrasse Tyson reminds us that we — all of us — are made up of the guts of the universe.
The universe is in us.
Once we know a thing, we can’t unknow that thing. We have to do something with it.
This is our daily open thread — Happy Friday, everyone.