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CLAWING AT SPECIALNESS: THE SOUL

CLAWING AT SPECIALNESS: THE SOUL.

“It has been said that astronomy is a humbling… experience”.

So said Carl Sagan, but what did he mean by this? It is almost certainly a reference to the Copernican revolution and subsequent advances in astronomy, which have served to reveal just how vast and ancient the universe is, and how small, short-lived and insignificant the Earth and the life that crawls, swims and flies over it, is, in comparison.

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