In 1990 the spacecraft Voyager 1 took a photograph of earth from a distance of 6 billion kilometers. There is no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits
than that pale blue dot...
Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and in triumph they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.
There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. It underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another and to preserve and cherish that pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.