This is one of those few copy paste mails you will see in blog, but this my compulsion about how much i love/believe/speak on this theme. this video was refered to me by one of prodigical proud to have friend `Joe, Thanks Joe.
Carl Sagan pale blue dot
Adapted from the essay … (more)
Added: 13 February 2007
Carl Sagan pale blue dot
Adapted from the essay ‘ Reflections on a Mote of Dust ‘ and from the Carl Sagan / Ann Druyan book Pale Blue Dot:A vision of the human future in Space,published by Ballantine Books in 1994.
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This adaptation was featured on the front page of youtube in june 2007, and was a nominated finalist at the Portobello Film festival in London, and the Concorto Film festival in Italy.
Copyright Carl Sagan.Used with kind permission of Cosmos Studios.
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Inspired by the words of Carl Sagan in 1990, as he presented to the world, the most distant image yet taken of ourselves.( from 4 billion miles ).
Until he died in 1996,Dr Sagan,along with his wife Ann Druyan,devoted his life to bringing about a change in humanity’s perception of itself.
What ever each of us believes in,this is something we all share, and through sharing ,we might some day learn humility.
The vision lives on through the work of Ann Druyan and Cosmos Studios.( see above links)
See also The Pioneer plaque, designed by Carl Sagan and Frank Drake.Artwork by Linda Salzman Sagan.
See also the amazing re-issued series Cosmos.
Carl sagan quote:
Quote:”Atheists aren’t that bad” Zackiechan.
Quote:” It is hard to think of anyone whom our planet can so ill afford to lose.” Richard Dawkins on Carl Sagan
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* Check out the amazing ESA multi-media library here.
All images from the public domain but
Laughing Slim by Vern Evans
Check out Sourdough slims channel also
This film is not a polemic for atheism religion or any kind of ism whatsoever.
Music and film by Ice Core Scientist.
Today i would like mark my repsects to those few pupils who impregnated those seeds of rational thinking, though it took long time for them to ripe, but today i stand here head raised high with proud to encounter these people in my life.
In sequence of my encounters:
1. Mr. Babji in my 4th std.
2. My Sir, K.B.Gopalakrishnan.
3. U.G. Krishnamurthy
if i call these as sung heroes, then there are few to many unsung heroes of my life, though all came through in different forms of media, but still they hold great respects to their views. Thank you all.