We don’t look up enough. Making it to the moon meant technological discoveries that directly affected the medical, engineering, and computer tech industries. Thinking about space, about the universe opens our minds to new possibilities.
I don’t know exactly who I mean by ‘we’. Maybe it was my generation, when we had seen man actually make it to the moon. Maybe it was people of my mindset. I’d like to think it was my generation, with parents who had watched the original series of ‘Star Trek’ – and our generation who saw the original ‘Star Wars’. Or, ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’, or even, ‘E.T.’.
We used to look up. We used to stare at the stars, some of us, while laying in the grass.
I’ve spent most of the day watching this live stream, in the background, as I read and did other things. It’s beautiful. It’s amazing. And we take it for granted, we sit there staring at phones, communicating about little of worth.
The things of worth we do talk about are about how we can’t…
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