Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Happy Birthday Earthrise

40 years ago, humans saw the first earthrise.

sadly, this breathtaking view of the isolation in space of our home planet has not reduced our capacity to kill each other, eradicate poverty and easily preventable diseases.

nor has our new view of the world we live in lessened our ability to treat this planet like we have somewhere else to go...

perhaps we need to see another snaphot, but this time when the polar ice caps have melted...

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