I was reading today an article about why is Carl Sagan truly impressive and I remembered the first time I saw this image in a documentary. The idea of how small we really are followed me back then for almost a week. It’s still kind of unbelievable, don’t you think?
We create so many dramas around us, we worry so much, we over-react and complicate things most of the time. Yet, life is damn short and our existence may seem with no value when we think of how large the Universe is.
Hmm…that’s why I’ll always keep looking towards the stars every night and ask myself questions.
“That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it, everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you have ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives…[E]very king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every revered teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every superstar, every supreme leader, every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there–on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”