theseanachaidh: A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism. ~ Carl Sagan, Contact, pg 244

Inspiring novel by one of the greatest science populizer of our time. Worth reading ever if you've seen the Jodi Foster movie.

Cosmos | Carl Sagan (2013)

Here's Carl Sagan's original essay on the dangers of climate change

A Book is Proof that Humans are Capable of Working Magic. -Carl Sagan

CARL SAGAN: Books are awesome "A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.

The Scientific Reality That's Completely Sobering And Totally Empowering At The Same Time http://io9.com/5774106/a-speech-from-carl-sagan-that-will-make-you-cry

The Scientific Reality That's Completely Sobering And Totally Empowering At The Same Time

Zen Pencils- Carl Sagan: "The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of Earth taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft at a distance of billion miles away . The resulting image inspired Sagan to write this now famous and breathtaking passage.

This is the story of Carl Sagan, the man who made us care about the Universe. http://futurism.com/images/a-brief-history-of-carl-sagan-infographic/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=Futurism&utm_content=A%20Brief%20History%20Of%20Carl%20Sagan%20%5BInfographic%5D

A Brief History Of Carl Sagan [Infographic] This is the story of the cosmologist who made us care about our Universe

Books break the shackles of time; proof that humans can work magic - Carl Sagan

"What an astonishing thing a book is.] Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other.] Books break the shackles of time.

The Best Low Fat Treats: Skinny Snacks That Fit Your Diet  More Sharing ServicesShare  Share on facebook_likeEmail  7 Comments  Print  Single Page  Text Size  - / +

Diet Delights: The Best Skinny Snacks

Improve your search engine rankings - increase search positions

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking | Brain Pickings

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan. My favourite Carl Sagan book.

48 Carl Sagan Quotes about the Cosmos, Love and Earth

Inspirational Carl Sagan quotes about life here on earth & beyond in the cosmos. These quotes by Carl Sagan break down the universe in ways we can feel.

We Are Made of Star Stuff - Carl Sagan [Pic]

We Are Made of Star Stuff - Carl Sagan [Pic]

The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies, were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff - Carl Sagan quote

"Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accrpts whatever it has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?" -Carl Sagan

Religion ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Atheism ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Truth ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Dogma ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Brainwash ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Intractable ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ Carl Sagan on humility

Worthy inaugural quote post.

Both a dangerous and liberal quote. Be careful what utopia you ask for- many have be criticized for this exact thinking which has led to proxy war after proxy war. Do we have a duty to help or is it best to stand by lest the tenants become muddles?

Carl Sagan's wife regarding his death. "We lived with a vivid appreciation of how brief and precious life is. Every single moment that we were alive and we were together was miraculous. We found each other in the cosmos, and that was wonderful."

We found each other in the cosmos

One of the most real and touching things I've read in a very long time.

Pinterest
Search