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This is cool. We are just tiny little things compared to nature.PerspectivesMr. P. Mr. P's place. I warned you!!!The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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Very cool diagrams, Nick. Anything that helps put things in perspective is good by me. We truly are miniscule in proportion to the big scheme of things. But the fact that we're so miniscule, yet able to contemplate our minisculousity (yes, I just invented a new word) is amazing. I miss Carl Sagan! Carl was incredibly gifted at explaining the immensity of the cosmos in such a way that just about anyone listening would shit their pants in amazement. Did I just say what I think I said? Oh, and in Pale Blue Dot he really drove home the point about how small and insignificant we humans are in this universe. If I had the book with me right now I'd quote him directly, but he was saying that it is ludicrous to think that a God would create this entire universe just for us humans. Why would God create Arcturus? How about Titan? (This sure is fun having a laptop at an Open House. All that dead time waiting for potential buyers can be spent reading and responding to posts ) Edited by: Chris OConnor  at: 7/29/06 3:39 pm
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If you guys happen to find yourselves in the "Special Interest" section of the video store, you might check out "The Films of Charles and Ray Eames", which contains their most popular work, Powers of Ten. Cool stuff.
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Thanks for the suggestion. I was just thinking about the idea of a forum devoted to movies again. We tossed that idea around several times, and one day when we have the activity to support such a forum we might go for it.
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