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TrulyReconciled posted 11/13/2013 11:33 AM

We're right there - all together. On that tiny blue dot (as seen by Cassini from beyond the rings of Saturn).

gahurts posted 11/13/2013 12:19 PM

That is cool!

Crushed1 posted 11/13/2013 12:52 PM

Wow, awesome! We're all on this tiny little speck in the great vast universe. It's quite humbling when you think of it.

FaithFool posted 11/13/2013 13:15 PM

Wow! Amazing. Puts everything in perspective.

Rebreather posted 11/13/2013 13:23 PM

ooh, I look hot!

foundoutlater posted 11/13/2013 13:26 PM

Puts everything in perspective

Yeah size does not matter.

Aubrie posted 11/13/2013 13:53 PM

We're all on this tiny little speck in the great vast universe
Right!? Went to the IMAX and watched Hidden Universe a couple weeks ago. You talk about feeling completely puny and insignificant by the end of the film!

TrulyReconciled posted 11/13/2013 16:58 PM

We ARE puny, yet truly significant

NotDefeatedYet posted 11/13/2013 18:49 PM

If an asteroid crashed into the planet, who would miss us?

somanyyears posted 11/13/2013 21:23 PM


..I think I can see my house!!

smy

Crushed1 posted 11/13/2013 23:36 PM

@ Rebreather:

ooh, I look hot!

@ SMY!

..I think I can see my house!!

TR, when my DD was in elementary school she came home singing a song called "The Little Blue Top" (don't know if you've heard it, it was new to me when she started singing it), all about this earth we're all riding on. Here are the lyrics, it seems appropriate, hope you don't mind...

The Little Blue Top
(Tony Hughes)

CHORUS
Round & round goes the little blue top
Whirling and turning with never a stop
Dappled with white, dappled with brown
The little blue top keeps a-turning around

Oh there's wild raging oceans and proud mountain chains
Green, peaceful valleys and wide grassy plains
Families of life that each setting contains
Dolphins and spiders and cattle and cranes

And there's red folk & white folk & yellow folk too
Black folk & brown folk to name just a few
Folks green with envy and others who're blue

Oh there's teachers & lawyers & medicine men
Places to go to & people who've been
Others who stay home & tend to the shop
And they whirl & turn on the little blue top

But there're some who are greedy & some who don't care
And they're fouling our rivers & poisoning our air
If all of the rest of us don't make them stop
They might end the life on the little blue top


UnexpectedSong posted 11/14/2013 08:40 AM

Cool. Like another version of the Pale Blue Dot.

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