The Earth is all that we have and it is our only perspective. From here we get to observe the deep ocean of stars lingering in the sky. It is an incredible feeling to lie down and let your eyes swim across the night sky, while the winds carry your spirit over the surrounding trees. You get the sensation of falling into the bright cosmic void. But where would you go? Would you be falling forever until you are lost amongst the shimmering lights? No. You are already lost – stranded on a lonely speck, forever wandering in the depths of the cosmos. The incredible feeling of gazing at the stars goes down your spine and in that moment of awe you understand your place in the Universe. Your eyes fill up with tears of joy and you stand humble before the greatness that you are a part of.
This universe has to be experienced and our time on this small planet is far too precious to be wasted on small and insignificant pleasures. Our human lives are a tiny fraction of eternity and I would like to share mine with every single one of you and leave a trail of my existence in the hopes that I will be an inspiration to you just like Carl Sagan was to me.
“What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.”
– Carl Sagan
This blog is not a book but it is never too late to write one.
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