We’ve always enjoyed programming that puts things into perspective for us. In the history of such works (dramatic and narrative), we’ve enjoyed many delightful works. Stories like those in Life is Beautiful, Contact, and and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy come immediately to mind. Long running works such as Connections, and Cosmos spring forth in such a conversation.
Here’s a clip that sums up perspective in 4 short minutes. Enjoy.
Put that in your pipe and smoke it – or in your blunderbuss muzzle and shoot it! Perhaps we are more than a tiny film of self-important noise in a gargantuan symphony of amazing grandeur. But if so, then we would be wise to consider our true place in such a creation.