Carl Sagan Day: The Pale Blue Dot

In honor of Carl Sagan Day, here is my favorite excerpt from the bounty he left us.

There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world…

The man was a poet.

In his honor we shall continue to hold curiosity as a virtue, and we shall oppose any institutions that encourage people to make pretensions to knowledge they do not have; that reward ignorance by elevating faith as a virtue.

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