Friday, February 03, 2017

Prescient to a fault

Carl Sagan was a really cool guy. Passionate, visionary and a humanist to the max, he was a quality person in every sense of the word. To that end, in addition to his wondrous Pale Blue Dot quote, which resides in BRT in shining colors, comes another, a disturbing view of the future from 1996 that rings ever true, a cautionary tale for these troubled times.

Last but not least is Carl's lesson for us rubes to follow aka.

The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

Methinks Carl channeled the esteemed Mr. Carlin when coming up with this gem. Stellar for sure. :)

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