“It was euphoric, one of those rare moments in life..." Also, 7 other things worth knowing today.
When you eliminate petty dramas and recognize things are bigger than yourself, you have an opportunity to gain perspective. I can’t imagine what it might be like to actually see earth in its entirety from space.
Thanks, way to get off of the beaten path..
Once you are up there you can clearly see that the big party is down here!
I know the District of Columbia is not a state, however, it does have very romantic places to visit. 💕
Love the shout out to Frank White, author of The Overview Effect. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Frank and he is both a brilliant and kind man. The closest I can imagine the overview effect is seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time when I was 20 years old. Initially I could not comprehend the enormity of it. It took about 10 minutes before my mind adjusted and could accept what it was seeing and how small I was by comparison. It’s helpful to be humbled by awe.
Excuse my ignorance folks, but what’s the controversy over the word “woke”? Obviously I’ve missed something 🤔
I’m just a caveman, but I recognize great writing when I see it. Wow.
The way you crafted that article and built up to that last sentence was sheer gold. And that last sentence? On the nose.
You knocked it out of the park today Bill! Or maybe I should say off the planet.
• Four years after legalizing recreational marijuana, Canada will again display its progressive drug policy bona fides on Jan. 31, when a law to decriminalize the personal possession of hard drugs in British Columbia takes effect. In a 3-year test, possession of small amounts of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and other hard drugs will be allowed in Canada’s westernmost province. Drug trafficking will remain illegal.
It really is the slow eradication of a thinking, productive society.
It would really suck if so many people went into outer space they ruined that too.
Enjoyed the food for thought today. I was impressed with how the experience affected the astronauts. I love the part about boundaries fading.
Ur "off key" ... Apollo 13 was Jim Lovell ... the "successful failure" starring Tom Hanks and which netted Ron Howard an Oscar for his Directing skills.