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That blue disk out there in space, floating alone in the darkness, the utter black of space, and the brilliance of those colors... it reflected the brilliance of life itself on our planet and brought to mind all of the wonders of our life here, and also said to us, how is it possible for humans to live on this incredible island, and live in enmity instead of an understanding of the brotherhood of all of us there, alone together in the universe? It was a powerful moment.

"That blue disk out there in space, floating alone in the darkness, the utter black of space, and the brilliance of those colors... it reflected the brilliance of life itself on our planet and brought to mind all of the wonders of our life here, and also said to us, how is it possible for humans to live on this incredible island, and live in enmity instead of an understanding of the brotherhood of all of us there, alone together in the universe? It was a powerful moment."
-- Walter Cronkite, news anchorman, CBS Evening News

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