Carl Sagan’s ‘Pale Blue Dot’ as an Animated Short

Found at io9, here’s a lovely kinetic-text-style animated interpretation of Carl Sagan‘s beautiful monologue from Pale Blue Dot:

This was made by an animation studio known as ORDER.

Before I ever got into the whole professional skepto-atheism thing, when I was studying acting in New York, I used this passage as the focus of my work in a voice studies class. I repeated it over and over again using my best chiaroscuro.

Carl does it better.

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