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Filming 'Eclipse' - Eclipse was my favorite book so I was really excited to

Filming 'Eclipse' - Eclipse was my favorite book so I was really excited to start filming the movie. I just love that it's the height of the love triangle. 'Twilight' develops Edward and Bella's relationship, 'New Moon' develops Jacob and Bella's and in '
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

It more or less has the shape of a love song, but 'Crescent Moon' reflects

It more or less has the shape of a love song, but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals, fire, danger of death, stellar navigation, and seasonal intuition.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

'The melancholy of all things done' is the way Buzz once described his comp

'The melancholy of all things done' is the way Buzz once described his complete mental breakdown after returning from the moon. Booze. A couple of divorces. A psych ward. Broke. At one point he was selling cars.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of

A country so rich that it can send people to the moon still has hundreds of thousands of its citizens who can't read. That's terribly troubling to me.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

My earliest memory is my mom picking me up after I had fallen down, giving

My earliest memory is my mom picking me up after I had fallen down, giving me a big hug and reading me 'Goodnight Moon.' From that moment, to this one, every single memory I have of my mom is that regardless of what was happening in her life, she was alwa
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Civilization has given us enormous successes: going to the moon, technology

Civilization has given us enormous successes: going to the moon, technology. But then this is the civilisation that took us to debt, environmental crisis, every single crisis. We need a civilization where we say goodbye to these things.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Back in the days of Apollo, sending humans to the moon was the only viable

Back in the days of Apollo, sending humans to the moon was the only viable way to get the scientific data we wanted. But now, with our computer and robotics technology, there's very little an astronaut can do on Mars that a well-designed rover can't.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not f

Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not for two things: conquered Nazi rocket technology and post-war anti-Communist paranoia in the United States.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an inten

You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved. In the universe, there is

With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved. In the universe, there is the sun, the moon, the earth, and hundreds of millions of stars. All of us live in the unfathomable mystery and infinitude of the universe. Pursuing 'philosophy of the universe' t
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Clearly, some creative thinking is badly needed if humans are to have a fut

Clearly, some creative thinking is badly needed if humans are to have a future beyond Earth. Returning to the Moon may be worthy and attainable, but it fails to capture the public's imagination. What does get people excited is the prospect of a mission to
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago