Environment

Why care?

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell reported experiencing an “Overview Effect”… He became profoundly aware that each and every atom in the Universe was connected in some way, and on seeing Earth from space he had an understanding that all the humans, animals and systems were a part of the same thing, a synergistic whole.

Euphoria and the “Overview Effect” Experienced by Astronauts

Categories: Environment

1 reply »

  1. From the Twitter account (@ProfFeynman) set up in honour of Richard Feynman, and featuring tweets made from his quotes:

    “Here I stand, atoms with consciousness, matter with curiosity. A universe of atoms, an atom in the universe.”

    “If our small minds, for some convenience, divide this universe, into parts — physics, biology, geology, astronomy, psychology, and so on — remember that nature does not know it!”

    It seems that he and Edgar Mitchell agreed on synergistic wholes.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a reply but be on topic and civil.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s