Tag Archives: Carl Sagan

Planet of The Idiots: a lecture by Carl Sagan

Disclaimer: this lecture is actually entitled ‘The Age of Exploration’, but I think my title is more appropriate. Let’s make a planet in which nobody is starving. Let’s make a planet in which men and women have equal access to … Continue reading

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A marble: floating in the middle of nothing

The Long Slow Goodbye Our world is dying. We are killing it. We pride ourselves on our adaptability, Yet we are locked in an anachronistic worldview: One that deludes us into believing That what once was will ever be. It’s … Continue reading

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From 1985: Warnings from Carl Sagan and Al Gore

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzBhJvu_eYU Climate deniers will have a hard time explaining these to their grandchildren, the kids who are now woke to the disasters they’ve been served by  blindness and greed. Astounding find…

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We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself

As a prelude to an article I’m working on now that I plan to publish shortly, I offer you Carl Sagan’s words… The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. Our contemplations of the Cosmos … Continue reading

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