Comments about Carl Sagan
gianticecube: When I thought president, Carl Sagan would show
OGrady_Texas: Carl Sagan was a brilliant skeptic -
FFRF: We at FFRF will admit it: We’re thrilled when we see the freethought perspective in the media — and there were a number of such instances this week. Read our Weekly Wrap here:
gianticecube: It used to tell on Carl Sagan
KelvinRedd: Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
catglum: RIP carl sagan aka the guy who chose what went on that gold record up in space i know you woulda loved pursuit of happiness by kid cudi
quot3bot: "The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both." ~ Carl Sagan
gianticecube: I've been my friend Carl Sagan
paul__132: I've been trying to articulate this for so long and of course it's Carl Sagan that puts my thoughts so eloquently.
kenwcherry: distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known."
— Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot, 1994
vivek_m007: 1/2 Whenever I see war like Israel and Palestine I always think of what Carl Sagan wrote about the Pale Blue Dot.
"The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan would show president
mestechko1: in addition to my dynamite impression of carl sagan at the grocery store i now can do natasha bedingfield as a hogwarts professor
Astrominder: "All of us cherish our beliefs. They are, to a degree, self-defining. When someone comes along who challenges our belief system as insufficiently well-based –
-Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World
Th3yLiveWeSleep: Just found a strange corner of Youtube while looking for that clip of Carl Sagan that Mulder watched that time on the X-Files. It contains videos from the US National Archives. The "suggested videos" panel only includes other National Archives videos. Odd.
AlphaaaCentauri: It's been said that astronomy is a humbling and, I might add, a character-building experience.
- Carl Sagan, Astronomer
SyedIHusain: But nature is always more subtle, more intricate, more elegant than what we are able to imagine.
gianticecube: I've wrote my friend Carl Sagan
HariRVA: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. - CARL SAGAN
wp4suso: “Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air or drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something.”
Carl Sagan (1934–1996)
QIQ_EveryDay: A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism. :- Carl Sagan
ManUnited30: On page 152 of 459 of The Demon-Haunted World, by Carl Sagan
Be_First_Media: “I don't want to believe. I want to know.” ~ Carl Sagan
gianticecube: Carl Sagan breathes
edalgomezn: 3 of 5 stars to Cosmos by Carl Sagan
RICHARDSTOTELM1: I encourage you to become a TEAM MEMBER of the SOLAR RIGHTS ALLIANCE. "If we crave some cosmic purpose, then let us find ourselves a worthy goal." - Carl Sagan
WriterBrig: “Every script is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another like this one. We're going to pass.” - Carl Sagan passing on a TV pilot.
CreatvEmergence: “The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together. ”
~ Carl Sagan
revvoice: Do you think the people at the local bakery were really pissed off at how much work they would have to do whenever Carl Sagan walked in to get a slice of apple pie?
quot3bot: "The universe is a pretty big place. If it's just us, seems like an awful waste of space." ~ Carl Sagan
Aplm888Alana: Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.
~ Carl Sagan
QuarksLeptons_: Every star you see in the sky might be sun for someone.
JIMMYKEATING8: Carl. Sagan GOOD DAM CARL
JIMMYKEATING8: Carl Sagan
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan used to tell Carl Sagan trying to be my friend Carl Sagan
royllovians: A cosmetologist? Like Carl Sagan? That's so cool, I love science!
theIra_rebel: that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual."
-Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
David_o_Bedlam: Jerusalem should be a City of Peace, people shouldn't be thrown out of their homes, and we need to work together for better fortunes on this little blue dot. That's what he called it. Spaceship Earth, too. That's what Carl Sagan understood. I imagine him growing up in Bkln. 3/3
AldebaranGT: Carl Sagan
tgblsjnr: Suka banget sama kutipan dari Carl Sagan "Pale blue dot"
"The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena"
JeffYi16: "Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere."
LittleRockNews_: I don't want to believe. I want to know. - Carl Sagan
CosmonaNFT: Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. — Carl Sagan
Dharmen46587056: Everything hinges on the matter of evidence -Carl Sagan
marramgg: All this violence always brings me back to this Carl Sagan quote:
“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it, everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives.”
21MBitcoinHero: "If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth." - Carl Sagan
urbanbarbarian: Carl Sagan. Cosmic Pimp
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan breathes
LesLinks: 'The Pale Blue Dot' - Carl Sagan.
FarOutCinema: Sagan would go for a dinner with Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan would show
Ifi44L: Carl Sagan: "Science is more than a body of knowledge, it's a way of thinking. A way of skeptically interrogating the universe with a fine understanding of human fallibility"
ValaAfshar: Carl Sagan explains how the ancient Greeks knew Earth was round and calculated its circumference over 2,000 years ago.
joybhattacharj: From Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, written in 1995.
Seems so prophetic.
keaplin: It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.
-- Carl Sagan
philewing: As for the Carl Sagan social science here it seems right on point. In an era in which significant numbers of our fellow citizens hoard gas in grocery bags and/or don't believe in germs, like, you'd CLEARLY have a whole spectrum of responses if Gort landed
HamptonsTV: "If you wish to make an apple pie truly from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”
Carl Sagan (1934-1996) ‘Cosmos’
Steven_Lang: It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. -
KungFuShoesSays: "It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese." Carl Sagan
HopeBlooming: “Every star that you see in the sky might be a sun to someone.” ~ Carl Sagan
MichaelGalanin: "The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars." — Carl Sagan
Nightfall over Cerro Paranal in Chile. Timelapse Credit: ESO/José Francisco Salgado
itsA_R_F: " Every star which you see in the sky might be a sun to someone."
- Carl Sagan ✨
leellrc: We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever... Carl Sagan
pickover: Tweet a new quote below (as if in the style of Carl Sagan or Richard Feynman, but original to you), and perhaps someday I can create an artistic tweet, and attribute the quote to YOU.
SciFiClimateGuy: "The visions we offer our children shape the future. It matters what those visions are. Often they become self-fulfilling prophecies. Dreams are maps."
-Dr. Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
FermentedTrash: *Carl Sagan voice*
And in what other wondrous ways might the universe’s secrets unfold before us if we as a species possessed a car that went 9,999,999,999,999,999,999,999 mph on highway?
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan breathes
williamlidwell: I am pleased to welcome Jon Lomberg to the Encyclopaedia Cosmologica team! Jon was the Chief Artist for Carl Sagan's classic television series, COSMOS, as well as Design Director of the Voyager Golden Record, among many other things. Learn more at
LSHager: Cosmos is a Greek word for the order of the universe. It is, in a way, the opposite of chaos. It implies the deep interconnectedness of all things. It conveys awe for the intricate and subtle way in which the universe is put together—Carl Sagan
LSHager: Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality—Carl Sagan
chriscronin: "We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces." -- Carl Sagan
LSHager: One of the saddest lessons of history is this: if we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth.—Carl Sagan
LSHager: [When] the bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back—Carl Sagan
JIMMYKEATING8: Read about 1939 HOW SAD look what Carl Sagan wrote about the future. WE ARE DEVOLVING intellectually as a HUMAN RACE we are losing
mitchatropolis: Went to the beach with family. Slept in a pink room.The way the waves eventually fold over on themselves in a white splash was nice with coffee. I thought about how Carl Sagan said the earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean. Who says cool poetic shit like that anymore?
marthertz: Carl Sagan. xD
marthertz: In 1975 Carl Sagan presented his solar sailing idea, 45 years later The Planetary Society will use his design for the LightSail 2 spacecraft.
... Although they don't even mention Sagan.
yevad_: "...The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back." ~
7932__: “Don’t judge everyone else by your limited experience.”
— Carl Sagan
korolkovas: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe.” — Carl Sagan
JFortin670: The universe is a humbling experience, the pale blue dot! Carl Sagan.
benperimen: I never read his books, but Carl Sagan teach me the sheer optimism of what can science do, and what wonders can cosmos gives to humanity ❤
spacecourtfdn: Found footage of Werner von Braun hosting a Zoom meeting with Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, and Robert Oppenheimer.
The Space Bar Show premieres May 18th!
AgateFossilBeds: "Our ancestors lived out of doors. They were as familiar with the night sky as most of us are with our favorite television programs." - Carl Sagan
Learn more about Agate Fossil Beds' amazing night skies
jayaribcm: “If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” Carl Sagan
FalunJimmy: the author of Mafia Summit flatly states that there's no evidence of a blackmail photo showing Hoover blowing Tolson, apart from it being the word on the street.
he even quotes Carl Sagan, “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence”
DrPhiltill: A few of the planetary scientists who’ve called the large moons “planets”: Carl Sagan, Chris McKay, Jim Head, W. Kirkwood, William Herschel, Huygens, Kepler, Galileo, Copernicus. This aspect of the Geophysical Planet Definition has actually been the norm for 400 years.
josiahblessen: “We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.” Carl Sagan
podcastideasbot: a podcast where limp bizkit simps for molon labe with carl sagan
Sportsmans_Life: I don't want to believe. I want to know. - Carl Sagan
imrozed: Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.
imrozed: What I'm saying is, if God wanted to send us a message, and ancient writings were the only way he could think of doing it, he could have done a better job.
kochhar_kartik: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.”
Stephen21095661: SMcC-Ted Turner interviews Carl Sagan
leethompsonuk: Re-watching ‘Contact’ (1997) just because... I had no idea the novel it is based on was written by Carl Sagan.
clim8invest: “Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.” Carl Sagan
Good job, we know what needs to be done to stop climate change.
Capital at Risk
FemboySkeptic: “The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.”
― Carl Sagan
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