Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Interstellar


Two weeks ago we went to a late showing of the Chris Nolan film, Interstellar, at a three-dollar theater. The take away is manifold, but one thing sticks to my ribs: we are more than corn farmers contented to feed 5 billion people. We have to tackle our fears, (spoiler alert) we have to dive into the black hole if we are going to achieve our promise, and we can't forget who we are (emotional beings) in the process.  



Humanity hates toiling in the dirt, we're intellectual beings, explorers, so get on to it. 



Don't be nostalgic, either -leave our prior existence back where it belongs. When we're in that new place, be in that new place. Don't burden us with longings for home or waste energy trying to recreate it. Our minds are the only thing that make us unique and they are built for adaptation. Adapt.



Don't let climate calamity slide us into a new dark age -get out into the dark.


1 comment:

  1. The cosmos are for daydreaming, the unknown invigorates me, the past keeps me balanced.

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