Carl Sagan on Mystery, Why Common Sense Blinds Us to the Universe, and How to Live with the Unknown — Era of Light

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“We are bathing in mystery and confusion on many subjects, and I think that will always be our destiny. The universe will always be much richer than our ability to understand it.” In our recent On Being conversation, NASA astrophysicist and exoplanet researcher Natalie Batalha said something that stopped me up short: as sentient beings…

via Carl Sagan on Mystery, Why Common Sense Blinds Us to the Universe, and How to Live with the Unknown — Era of Light

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