The Overview Effect
Posted: 08 January 2013 05:46 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Hey everyone :D I Haven’t been on in a couple of months, busy busy, but I thought I would drop in real quick to share this video I saw the other day. I’ve seen a few similar videos before, but nothing put together quite like this. It seems to be a prelude to a full upcoming documentary, as it says on the main website (link at the bottom). What do you all think? 

Personally, I think it could be the first “spiritual” feeling that all humans can share, while at the same time not being based on some form of delusion tongue wink (Do yourself a favor and make it full screen) Enjoy!

http://www.wimp.com/overvieweffect

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Posted: 14 January 2013 11:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Imaginos - 08 January 2013 05:46 PM

I’ve seen a few similar videos before, but nothing put together quite like this. It seems to be a prelude to a full upcoming documentary, as it says on the main website (link at the bottom). What do you all think? 

Personally, I think it could be the first “spiritual” feeling that all humans can share, while at the same time not being based on some form of delusion tongue wink (Do yourself a favor and make it full screen) Enjoy!

http://www.wimp.com/overvieweffect

I liked it, though it would have been nice to have less people shots and more Earth images, but hey.  Stuff said was decent. 
Having been there watching as those first Whole Earth images came across and then all the ensuing talk about their impact and appreciating Earth,
by and by, it sure does seem like it all fell on deaf ears.
What a tragic shame, just look at the continued attack on climate science,  in the face of all we’re already witnessing.
http://climate.noaa.gov/warmingworld/

But back to that cool video and thinking of what it must be like to be up there skimming above the atmosphere.
I like hearing what the astronauts had to say.
It’s tough to convey that visceral experience that comes from truly seeing and appreciating Earth.
Our biosphere is magnificent and precious beyond words ~ yet we treat it like expendable crap.    downer

Earth can heal the scares, she works on a long time scale
but we foolish greedy children, our hubris will lose us all.

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