Comments about Carl Sagan
WKCosmo: But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
-- Carl Sagan
EsKeny_: “ After the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it's burned to a crisp, or even swallowed by the Sun, there will be other worlds and stars and galaxies coming into being and they will know nothing of a place once called Earth”
Barsalouvs268: Carl Sagan in 1974 looking fly and dropping truth bombs
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan breathes
StanHazen: Carl Sagan: "If we can't think for ourselves, if we're unwilling to question authority, then we're just putty in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions, then those in power work for us."
markwolfe: "This is the dumbing down of America...a kind of celebration of ignorance."- Carl Sagan
maelainemorito: The RACE to the Stars and beyond starts Now. Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. Carl Sagan
AhaSight: This Carl Sagan quote is speaking to me today:
“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....
_The5thKind: The Apkallu - "Representatives of an Advanced, Non-Human and Possibly Extra-Terrestrial Society. " - Carl Sagan
CoolFightsBot: Dr. Robotnik gnashes their teeth at Carl Sagan!
ChaosMinx27: My Astrological Placements as Songs:
Pisces Sun: "Carl Sagan" by Blue Sky Black Death
Aries Moon: "Surfacing" by Slipknot
Aquarius Mercury: "The Current" by Blue Man Group
Capricorn Venus: "U Got It Bad" by Usher
Capricorn Mars: "Love You To Death" by Type O Negative
MZ_Parks: Billionaires in space. Climate disaster. This is a good time to revisit (and keep revisiting) Carl Sagan's thoughts on our "pale blue dot." Human ingenuity has accomplished one goal, let's get to work on the other.
NeldonJacob: in high school and college logic courses, as object lessons in sloppy thinking. I know of no recent books so riddled with logical and factual errors as the works of von Däniken."
— Carl Sagan, Foreword to "The Space Gods Revealed"
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan breathes
Stephen21095661: SMcC-Ted Turner interviews Carl Sagan
rgamazingofc_: To read is to voyage through time.~Carl Sagan
rgamazingofc_: Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.~Carl Sagan
gianticecube: A question would show my friend Carl Sagan Al Gore
chamberlainn: Ho scoperto la storia di A Pale Blue Dot, la foto che Carl Sagan fece scattare alla terra dalla sonda Voyager 1 nel 1990, dai confini del sistema solare. "Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us".
insta_science: “We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.”
JaneidyEve: One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
― Carl Sagan
gianticecube: I've asked my friend Carl Sagan a grade school teacher
CassieST: “We are living in an amazing time,” ... where for the first time ever we have the technical means to spot worlds orbiting other stars. Could one of them be another pale blue dot, harboring life? "
Lisa Kaltenegger, assoc. prof. of astronomy, dir Cornell’s Carl Sagan Inst.
RealKaylaJames: If I could time travel, I would absolutely go back to meet Carl Sagan.
mr_kristof007: Describe society that we currently live in with a single quote.
"A celebration of ignorance"
pscpenang: Congratulations, Tinker Kids! You did it!
E-gift card from BookXcess is yours! Keep exploring and experimenting to learn something new everyday.
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan
pazspartout: On page 24 of 365 of Cosmos, by Carl Sagan
fleurzbot: Me, a nobody: I read some otters are in their feels about Carl Sagan.
You, a deep blowfish: Adorable.
THEWIZARDDK3: 13 Nexus Frequency Ft.Carl Sagan-UpRise High In The Sky(Original DragonFlight Mix)[Fuzion Four Records]
PaulReviere: Celebrate your Ignorance! It is more important to "FEEL GOOD" THAN IT IS TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE TRUTH" Carl Sagan predicted the Conditions that exist today 25 years ago. He knew the DUMBING DOWN OF THE USA WOULD ULTIMATELY CREATE OUR Path to Self-destruct!
Marcos_di: For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
- Sagan, Carl.
jinyounglandss: Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. Carl Sagan
JamesThorniley: No idea if this quote is genuine or the claims within are true, but this is now a Carl Sagan quote account, I have found my brand
jeffrey_ventre: Carl Sagan Predicted The Mess 2021 Would Be 25 years Ago
mike196013: “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
Sha25103: A quote from Carl Sagan
mike196013: We're in very bad trouble if we don't understand the planet we're trying to save. - Carl Sagan
dmsolano99: Sapphic film heads, have I got the movie for you!
Mädchen in Uniform (1931) directed by Leontine Sagan and Carl Froelich
(co-)directed by a woman, no men, a lot of yearning, uniforms, its got everything!! Also has great camerawork and all that. I recommend it
mike196013: The professed function of the nuclear weapons on each side is to prevent the other side from using their nuclear weapons. If that's all it is, then we've gotta ask how many nuclear weapons do you need to do that?
julianjsamyells: Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot OFFICIAL
AlbertEinstein: NASA's Lucy spacecraft will carry words of Einstein, Carl Sagan and The Beatles into space
gianticecube: When I thought, a grade school teacher would show my friend Carl Sagan trying to tell Kyoto
JasonColavito: Imagine the self-confidence Avi Loeb has to take on Carl Sagan and imagine that we can or should declare aliens based on less than conclusive evidence.
SyedIHusain: The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.
fernand0: Carl Sagan Tells Johnny Carson What’s Wrong with Star Wars: “They’re All White” & There’s a “Large Amount of Human Chauvinism in It” (1978)
underpope: I've been reading some Carl Sagan essays from the 80s and 90s. We knew all about the climate crisis back then and what would happen. Too bad our leaders are still in denial.
morphonios: We are now living in the dystopian society that polymath Carl Sagan warned about in 1995. This is a post-truth epoch in which competing factions of idiots presume to foist their ludicrous versions of reality onto everyone else... all while the ruling class enslaves us all.
KelpNate: "We need sharper language." Pretty cool.
Carl Sagan on the Existence of God
michael75058302: Carl Sagan Predicted The Mess 2021 Would Be 25 years Ago
2fast2tyler: "there are more stars in the observable universe than there are grains of sand on all the beaches that make you old on earth" - Carl Sagan
gianticecube: Carl Sagan breathes
Zarathustra1900: “In all our searching, the only thing we've found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.”
Saganism_: “If I throw a stick up in the air, it always falls down. If the sun sets in the west, it always rises again the next morning in the east. And so it becomes possible to figure things out. We can do science, and with it we can improve our lives.” - Carl Sagan, COSMOS
DavidLWindt: "[Science] works. It’s not perfect. It can be misused. It’s only a tool. But it’s by far the best tool we have, self-correcting, ongoing, applicable to everything." —Carl Sagan, "Cosmos"
Flyingh43892139: Carl Sagan on "contact myths", and "powerful visitors in white robes"
gregcatarino1: "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love."
~ Carl Sagan
sadboyhourrs: stars are so pretty and the sky is so clear
i wish i could just disintegrate back into the star dust carl sagan told us we were made from
gianticecube: This used to tell my friend Carl Sagan in and out
HelpUsHelpUsAll: This is Carl Sagan telling the presenter about himself and the rest of MSM.
MarisolTorresRS: "Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan.
tribelaw: “If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from, we will have failed.” — Carl Sagan
NerinaMoris: Carl Sagan in 1978 calling out racism in a science fiction film with scientific arguments. Ahead of his time, also in tune with debates around representation taking place in the 70s.
In the same interview, he warns about climate change.
at_oasis: If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then, we are up for grabs for the next charlatan (political or religious) who comes rambling along.
PS. - Carl Sagan
gianticecube: Carl Sagan would show him a long time
trutherbotprop: "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. The bamboozle has captured us."
btc2037: According to Carl Sagan's energy usage we will be type one civilizaton not because proof of stake but because proof of work
fotibenlisoy: "In the late 1980s and before, Ann Druyan and I would routinely smuggle copies of Trotsky's History of the Russian Revolution into the USSR--so our colleagues could know a little about their own political beginnings." - Carl Sagan
renato_troia: Paul is very happy, of course: - Wow! Will I meet Carl Sagan?
- (Laughs) Maybe and the day after tomorrow, John, we're going to JPL, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Did you like it?
Everyone hugs each other: - SETI should be called SIET, Search for ETIs, right?
SpiroAgnewGhost: Carl Sagan with prescient words many decades ago:
IAM_BarryObama: the words of Carl Sagan, who graduated high school here in New Jersey -- -- he said: “We can judge our progress by the
MChernecky: Saagar Enjeti: Carl Sagan's DIRE Warning Comes True As Americans Have Le...
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan used to tell a college student a professor
rofijaelaani: ... every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there--on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam. (A Pale Blue Dot) "Carl Sagan"
MeaningBot42: Carl Sagan, who returned his borrowed star-stuff to the beauty of sorrow it doesn’t exist.
TahaHuraib: We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
asumanvedeniz: Cosmos - Carl Sagan
gianticecube: Carl Sagan breathes
asrivkin: Started mulling the relative fame of Carl Sagan vs. Dr. Ruth, then remembered I've met the Pope.
KASHER_1: Absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.
quot3bot: "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence!" ~ Carl Sagan
barrahart: “No one will ever match his talent as the ‘gatekeeper of scientific credibility’... They needed truth; he was the oracle.”
Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996), an irreplaceable spark in a world so starved of reason. The light shines on. The adventure continues.
gianticecube: My friend Carl Sagan breathes
ufob0t: "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." ~ Carl Sagan
irassacks: Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot. Worth a fresh listen.
nerdist: Carl Sagan called Star Wars out in 1978.
Siglent_Tech: "The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.” ~Carl Sagan
ApostateMalik: ...every corrupt politician,
every "supreme leader,"
every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.
misterjones2u: I was serching for another Carl Sagan quote, on the dangers of building a society based on science and technology when so few understand science and technology, he nails it below also.
Solitude_Mind: "Absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence."
By- Carl Sagan
gianticecube: Carl Sagan used to tell in him
sarahthemerritt: I wanna be able to know Carl Sagan’s thoughts on the Bad Batch
ChristineLBoyer: “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” - Carl Sagan
BasedNikon1652: I would punch Carl Sagan's face in like a Baki character
planetaryhealt3: "We’re in very bad trouble if we don’t understand the planet we’re trying to save."
– Carl Sagan
mike196013: “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”
― Carl Sagan, Cosmos
mike196013: ‘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….’
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mike196013: Ok Twitter peeps! My book of the week is ‘Pale blue dot’ by Carl Sagan. This brilliantly written book by one of sciences most front thinking astrometry and physicists, is a must for anyone who wonders!
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