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Eres Una Comunidad / You Are a Community

–por David Grinspoon (Oct 19, 2017) [English below] Pudimos vislumbrar algo que Lynn nos ayudó a aprender: que nuestra propia individualidad es una ilusión breve que es trascendida por el amor y la biología. Las vidas de las pocas mujeres y hombres … Continue reading

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The Blue Marble And The 45th Anniversary

“I live my life in widening circlesthat reach out across the world.”– Rainer Maria Rilke Last Thursday, Joanna Macy, Natalie Batalha, Zilong, America, Linda, and I met at Joanna’s. As some of you might remember, the awesome DailyGood team recently … Continue reading

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Of Smiles, Awakening And Terra Sapiens Ahoy! :-)

Are we alone? Are there more planets like Earth out there in the vast Universe? Back in (384-322 B.C.) Aristotle said: “There cannot be more worlds than one.”. Then (341-270 B.C.) Epicurus had a different perspective: “There are infinite worlds both … Continue reading

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STAR Clusters: Service, Trust, Authenticity, Responsibility

by Michael Dowd (Nov 01, 2013) Service, Trust, Authenticity, Responsibility… Service, Trust, Authenticity, Responsibility… each letter in the genetic code of evolutionary integrity that we make the effort to practice feeds into the next, round upon round, spiraling our character in positive … Continue reading

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There is Beauty in Not Knowing

by Richard Feynman (May 10, 2013) I have a friend who is an artist, and has sometimes taken a view which I don’t agree with very well. He’ll hold up a flower and say “Look how beautiful it is” and I’ll agree. And he says: … Continue reading

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The Frontier Is Everywhere

by Carl Sagan (Apr 26, 2013)  We were hunters and foragers. The frontier was everywhere. We were bounded only by the Earth, and the ocean, and the sky. The open road still softly calls. Our little terraqueous globe is the madhouse of … Continue reading

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Lifting The Human Spirit

by Carl Sagan  (Mar 08, 2013) We had an expansive run in the ’60s and ’70s. You might have thought, as I did then, that our species would be on Mars before the century was over. But instead, we’ve pulled inward. Robots aside, we’ve backed off from … Continue reading

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Astrobiology, Red Stars and the New Renaissance of Humanity

Article published in the Mexican Newspaper La Jornada (August 2007) Many of the pioneers of the Scientific Method like Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin were interested in Astronomy, Biology, Physics, Optics, Theology, Mathematics, Philosophy, Sociology, Chemistry… … Continue reading

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The Curiosity Plant and Teens

[An article that disappeared from the web…] Scientist Urges Students To Cultivate Curiosity Astronomer uses cosmos to motivate Latino teens at Mt. Diablo High School By Janice De Jesus STAFF WRITER CONCORD, California, May 8th, 2006 – Francisco “Pancho” Ramos Stierle has found that knowledge … Continue reading

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