Here We Are

Forty years after the Voyager sailed into space, we seem to have lost sight of this beautiful and sobering perspective, drifting further and further into our divides, fragmenting our fragile home pixel into more and more warring factions, and forgetting that we are bound together by the improbable miracle of life on this Pale Blue Dot and a shared cosmic destiny.

~ Maria Popova from,

Also quoted in this piece is Carl Sagan’s original commentary on the “pale blue dot”. Gets me every time.