Posts Tagged ‘universe’

The Pale Blue Dot

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Take a minute out to watch and listen to The Pale Blue Dot, scientist Carl Sagan’s reflections on the tiny speck that is the beautiful earth in the midst of the vastness of the universe. Awe is a human experience – it is not the preserve of people stuck within myopic religious constructs. Don’t let irrationalists hijack it. Be human. Experience wonder. Enjoy life.

Chile miners

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

The rescue of those Chile miners sent a shiver up my back. Sometimes, hope prevails. And no victory was every yet won in the absence of hope. This day, hope that your work will bear good fruit. Fight the good fight. Persevere. Live this day, this moment, to the full. Believe in yourself. And in a harmony in the universe which sometimes delivers us from the very depths of the earth.