I went looking for something cool, and maybe a little quirky to post tonight, but instead I found this groovy little animation by Sheridan College student (alumni now?), Adam Winnik. Check out the video below that illustrates an audio excerpt from Carl Sagan’s: A Pale Blue Dot. I’m pretty sure I’ve heard this before, but I don’t think it had quite the same impact on me the first time around. I mean, dude, we’re so insignificant… what’s the point of it all? Are we really all alone in the universe? Is this just an insignificant spec of dust spinning it’s way around a vast, dark, universe? Is there any meaning to life at all? Damn, I feel all weird and meta now. I think I’ll go eat some waffles and watch some porn to cheer up.
Wait a sec, that’s it! Waffles and porn, two of the best reasons why our planet and we as a species matter! Two glimmering examples of man’s (or woman’s) positive impact on this universe. Thank you waffles and porn, you’re the hitch that keeps this buggy rolling!