Posts tagged Space program
The Prized, Desirable Sight: The Meaning of the Moon Landing 50 Years Later

The exploration of space fills even the skeptical with a religious awe. The perspective of human smallness, of universal bigness, pries an abrupt crack in the mundanity of daily life. It shakes us with that combination of trembling fear and exaltation that the Romantics called ‘the sublime’.

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