“ It didn’t really matter what we expected of life, but rather what life expected from us.
We’ve been star gazers since the beginning of time. Our ancestors found wisdom, mystery, awe and guidance in the stars.
I was in Haiti three years ago, and there is no money waste there - no energy to waste. I still get chills all over my body as I remember gazing up up at the skies and seeing the Milky Way stretched out before me. And her we were, our pale blue dot, floating in this ocean of stars.
We have forgotten so much.
And we’ve let the stars disappear from our eyes.
Every stage in humanity’s cultural evolution comes with its own map of the world. I am bought into the argument the argument that the transformation we seek demands a new map, a new cosmology.
When we become able to take on a cosmic view, when our bodies can understand the radical uniqueness of this sphere called earth, floating in an ocean of space, we might finally be able to do what it takes to save it and ourselves.