Sunday Roast: Happy Birthday, Pale Blue Dot!

I’m only a day late, but it’s been 25 years (yesterday) since the famous photo was taken by Voyager 1.

I don’t know about all y’all, but every time I hear Carl Sagan talking about “the only home we’ve ever known,” I weep like a baby.  It’s so hopeful, but, at the same time, it’s a severe reality check.

This is our daily open thread — Remember, we’re all in this together.

21 thoughts on “Sunday Roast: Happy Birthday, Pale Blue Dot!

  1. …a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam

    I recall taking a deep breath at how beautiful and wonderful our world looked from space!

  2. George Will: (On Obama’s Buzzfeed video) “If narcissism were oil, this president would be Saudi Arabia.”

    Uh, George. On this issue, your pot is quite a bit blacker than Obama’s kettle.

  3. Valentines day Reality Check: I spent the Day at Disney California & Disneyland. 💛💙💜💚❤️💗

  4. How do you deal with a Republican Party when half of them think the President’s request for a new AUMF doesn’t go far enough, and the other half think it goes too far?

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