Posted on Tuesday, 3 July 2012
By exploring other worlds we safeguard this one.
By itself, I think this fact more than justifies the money our species has spent in sending ships to other worlds.
It is our fate to live during one of the most perilous and, at the same time, one of the most hopeful chapters in human history.
Our science and our technology have posed us a profound question:
Will we learn to use these tools with wisdom and foresight before it’s too late?