Unbury your head from the Sand
Sir Isaac Newton once said:
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem tohave been only a boy playing at the seashore, and diverting myself in now andthen finding a smoother pebble or a pretty shell than ordinary whilst the greatocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
It was one of the scientists from the society of Nazi Germany, Doctor Wernhrvon Braun who once remarked that “Our sun is one of a 100 billion stars in ourgalaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the Universe. Inthis it would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only livingthing in that enormous immensity.”In other words, as recent discoveries reveal, our sun is actually one of over350/400 billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy, and that there are over 70Sextillion (7 raised to the 22
power) stars in the Universe – a value verydifficult to comprehend. And you really believe we are that special to claimthe Universe as ours – get a grip.Some of us “dreamers” speculate about the possibility of zipping amongstthe stars marveling at the Universes wonders, and there are others here onthis Blue Marble who explore our home world peeling back time discoveringobjects and text revealing some pretty impressive wonders on our planet. Inother words embedded in our history are events and things that some of usignore – mainly because it is history and who among us pays too muchattention to history, hell to some of us a 15 second sound bite is as muchhistory as we understand – look at how the population in the United State