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Date: 04/21/07 02:45 AM

55 Responses to Pale Blue Dot

  1. Profile photo of tinaholte
    tinaholte Female 30-39
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    April 20, 2007 at 11:38 pm
    Link: Pale Blue Dot - Tribute to Carl Sagan`s famous voyager photo.
  2. Profile photo of moussey
    moussey Female 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:22 am
    powerful, and very, very true. I feel so insignificant now. I think I`ll go get some cake to make me feel better.
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    dixon323 Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 2:50 am
    ^ sounds good
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    HylianNinja Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 2:52 am
    Wow, I`ll go change my ways right now. Thanks video!
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    xViTAMiN22 Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 2:55 am
    Nice video. Thinking about how big the universe is always makes me feel insignificant.
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    Scotchy Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:04 am
    it never ceases to amaze me how people believe so whole heartedly in stuff and not realize there is more to it then their narrow view on life.I mean, if the universe was the size of Earth is now, we wouldn`t be the size of an atom, (we as in our planet) yet people believe without even trying to find the truth that we are the most important being alive and people can`t accept we are just a cosmic anamoly like all other lifeforms in the universe. (Not saying we are visited by alien spaceships, but you have to be PRETTY gullible to believe we are the only life forms in the universe)
  7. Profile photo of ICN
    ICN Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:29 am
    really powerful, but what`s that song? runs to google

    okay, i believe in a supreme being, but i also think there are other living things out there, it that contradictory?

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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:30 am
    This is beautiful. I know the video is going to get slagged by people for whatever dumbass reasons, in various dumbass ways, but before the haters start venting I suggest this: READ one or two of Carl Sagan`s books, or maybe even track down his TV show (`COSMOS,` it`s on DVD) and watch a few episodes. If you still feel the need to spew, there`s no hope for you; you`re permanently part of the problem.
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    jebler Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:43 am
    i didnt realy like this video. the message is old news and the delivery was week. im not saying its wrong or that i disagree the idea. ill just say that im not inspired by it.
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    AK-047 Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:49 am
    Could have been more empowering, however, it seems to fulfil its purpose
  11. Profile photo of gign_gsg
    gign_gsg Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:50 am
    good music, where`s the fakin aliens to save us???
  12. Profile photo of Rauron
    Rauron Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:51 am
    A good vid, and nice clips/pics, but I`ve seen so much stuff like this before that it`s kinda hard to feel less significant ._. ...
  13. Profile photo of lorddalvidii
    lorddalvidii Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:01 am
    it certainly gave me a broader perspective of our earth
  14. Profile photo of tharith
    tharith Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:10 am
    uh i know all of this...thanks for reminding me. YOU ARE INSIGNIFICANT LITTLE SPECKS
  15. Profile photo of ZenDragon
    ZenDragon Female 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:16 am
    I have always loved Carl Sagan ...
  16. Profile photo of happyshopper
    happyshopper Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:20 am
    nice, makes you think.
  17. Profile photo of LaurensK90
    LaurensK90 Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 8:01 am
    Yup. Humans are completely insignificant and we mean nothing to the rest of the universe.
  18. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 8:14 am
    Carl Sagan is a hero. :(
  19. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 8:14 am
    Rather was...:S
  20. Profile photo of vstorm
    vstorm Male 30-39
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    April 21, 2007 at 8:32 am
    A rare well made video, seems like its been a while since ive seen one! Theres a great other video floating around on i-am-bored just in case you didnt feel insignificant enough yet...

    Stars and Planets to Scale

  21. Profile photo of teph2112
    teph2112 Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 9:53 am
    ROFL i keep confusing US with U.S.
    so when the vids like this is US i was like wtf this is america?
  22. Profile photo of Samural77
    Samural77 Male 30-39
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    April 21, 2007 at 10:34 am
    Outstanding! Brilliant!
  23. Profile photo of happyshopper
    happyshopper Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 10:49 am
    of course this doesn`t prove that humans our insignificant, just shows we probably are. Arguabley we are very vital to the universe if only to appreciate our lack of input towards the greater scheme of things. i personally believe the whole universe will simpley dissappear upon my death as i will no longer be able to percieve it, so you all wanna hope you die before me :P
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    Demogorgon66 Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:07 am
    Things that make you go Hmmmmm
  25. Profile photo of rattler201
    rattler201 Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:16 am
    Spiffy.
  26. Profile photo of PhoenixPhata
    PhoenixPhata Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:29 am
    +10 for the Braniac reference (if that`s what it was)

    At any rate, I`ve never had a problem with feeling insignificant because I understand that my significance is relative to my perception. I am important within my own little sphere of influence, what exactly does anything outside of it matter?

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    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:50 am
    Moving vid.
  28. Profile photo of skating247
    skating247 Female 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:04 pm
    i should email this to my teacher. he talked about globel warming for like 2 weeks this year.
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    charmingman Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:17 pm
    The message doesn’t make sense: The world is small and insignificant so lets all get along? Might as well be: The world is small and insignificant so we might as well just kill each other.

    Why are these things so anti-human all the time? I like being a person! I believe we are a force for good.

  30. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:32 pm
    Your level of insignificance depends on if you believe in the "ripple effect" that if I sneeze I`ve caused the storm on Jupiter to get worse.

    And to who ever asked, no it`s not contradictory to believe in a higher power AND in other life on other planets/places. Just because the higher power created you doesn`t mean he didn`t create anything/anyone else.

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    Overmann Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:52 pm
    This particular video is too loud and noisy, and as such it doesn`t give justice to the power and emotion of Carl`s message. For a better video, see:

    http://www.milkandcookies.com/links/6008...

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    jroddd Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    Wow, that would be a nice PSA for Earth Day.
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    Boredered Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 12:57 pm
    u deserve to kill your self
  34. Profile photo of evlknt
    evlknt Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 1:23 pm
    great and powerful video.
  35. Profile photo of sunwavewind
    sunwavewind Female 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 2:40 pm
    This video doesn`t make me feel insignificant, it makes me feel like I belong to something.
    We may be insignificant but we are all insignificant together.
  36. Profile photo of DragonCake
    DragonCake Female 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 2:58 pm
    powerful video. i loved the music/ speaches. very well put together
  37. Profile photo of Liquidglass
    Liquidglass Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:10 pm
    I like your view sunwave
  38. Profile photo of ploobr
    ploobr Male 40-49
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:32 pm
    I have great respect for Carl Sagan, but the irony is that the very technology that allowed us to take the famous "Blue dot" photo was derived from war. The saturn V rocket is the direct descendant of the V2 rocket from WWII. The encoding machines from WWII such as the enigma machine started the path to computers. Its sad but true.
  39. Profile photo of Timicus
    Timicus Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 3:50 pm
    "This video doesn`t make me feel insignificant, it makes me feel like I belong to something.
    We may be insignificant but we are all insignificant together."

    seconded.

  40. Profile photo of truth_b_told
    truth_b_told Female 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:03 pm
    That was really good. It`s nice that something still reminds us that the universe doesn`t revolve around us.
  41. Profile photo of Timicus
    Timicus Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:03 pm
    btw, I must have the source on this song.

    Can IAB deliver?

  42. Profile photo of llJillianll
    llJillianll Female 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:13 pm
    so dumb, so cliched. i hate it. it looks like 12 year olds made it
  43. Profile photo of robofish
    robofish Male 13-17
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    April 21, 2007 at 4:44 pm
    Ive had more homes. Ive lived in different galixies. This clip lies to all human being!
  44. Profile photo of dragonrice
    dragonrice Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 6:38 pm
    teph2112 - I thought the exact same thing too
  45. Profile photo of jackbazurk
    jackbazurk Male 13-17
    19 posts
    April 21, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    I think this video tought us more than we can learn in 1 years
  46. Profile photo of jackbazurk
    jackbazurk Male 13-17
    19 posts
    April 21, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    I mean year
  47. Profile photo of iansquall
    iansquall Female 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 10:50 pm
    Meh. Moving, powerful, blah. I`ve heard it all before. It doesn`t make me want to go outside and plant a tree or anything. Nicely put together, though.
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    bergeracman Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:22 pm
    Our minds are probably just as big as the universe itself cos its proven that it doesn`t have any limitations.
    And phoenixphata, your own little sphere wouldn`t have any influences in the first place if it hadn`t been influenced itself by the outside world.
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    sertrbl Male 18-29
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    April 21, 2007 at 11:52 pm
    "At any rate, I`ve never had a problem with feeling insignificant because I understand that my significance is relative to my perception. I am important within my own little sphere of influence, what exactly does anything outside of it matter?"
    thats exactly how i feel about it... well, now it is, at least!
    "I think this video tought us more than we can learn in 1 years"
    that depends on what youre willing to learn, and how much of it, really.
  50. Profile photo of fushintino
    fushintino Male 13-17
    43 posts
    April 22, 2007 at 12:20 am
    Very very good video, shows just how miniscule our civilisation and everything existing within it is so small compared to ..Everything.
  51. Profile photo of HaruHaru
    HaruHaru Female 13-17
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    April 22, 2007 at 2:57 pm
    well.. now that I`ve been reminded of how insignificant I am, I can go hang myself.
  52. Profile photo of KriegHund
    KriegHund Male 13-17
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    April 23, 2007 at 4:08 pm
    The message is self-contradictory, in one sense, and very powerful in another.

    We are nothing more than a speck of a dust, an atom in the ocean.

    Therefore we should either seek as much happiness as is possible before our eventual oblivion.

    Or

    We should stick to what we believe is right and important, because it is the only thing worth living for, more important than anything else.


    Yet we must

  53. Profile photo of robofish
    robofish Male 13-17
    506 posts
    April 25, 2007 at 12:56 am
    nice
  54. Profile photo of anthropology
    anthropology Female 30-39
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    April 30, 2007 at 12:37 pm
    Powerful images fitting for powerful words.
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    Devin88 Male 18-29
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    May 31, 2008 at 1:07 pm
    tits.

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