Archive for April 22nd, 2014

We are the local embodiment of a Cosmos grown to self-awareness.  We have begun to contemplate our origins:  starstuff pondering the stars;  organized assemblages of ten billion billion billion atoms considering the evolution of atoms;  tracing the long journey by which, here at least, consciousness arose.  Our loyalties are to the species and the planet.  We speak for Earth.  Our obligation to survive is owed not just to ourselves but also to that Cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring.
    ―    Carl Sagan
From his TV Show:  “Cosmos
On This Day In:
2013 Inward Urgency
2012 Delayed Reviews
Fulfilling My Duty
2011 Interference

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