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    Consciousness-raising

    Anyone else here spend so much time studying perspective that you connected the dots and realized that your perspectives attained from positions outside (in the world)are from the sphere of the earth we commonly see in image format in books/on television/on interenet, etc?

    Anyone raise their consciousness level so high that they felt drawn to study the cosmos professionally and give up art?
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    I've been wachin' a lot of Carl Sagan lately too.....

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    Precisely.
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    well it's not all for loss --- you don't have to give up your creative abilities. It's profound how much people of study aren't supported, and America has recently been losing its scientific edge. but with the interweb, you can always connect to the most scientific supported nation and help them out with all the illustration they need...... and yes, the cosmos has very little illustrative support.

    there hasn't been a good portrayal yet of the "new earth" and what it would look like from the surface.

    I wouldn't know how to put you in contact with these people, since I've been trying to find them for quite some time :/

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    Yeah, I really can't walk outside or do anything without blowing my brain to bits by considering multiple perspectives of our solar system/galaxy simulataneously, then contemplating how easy it is to fall prey to the intoxicating experience that is traditional perception.

    I feel like I don't want to go back to regular life anymore. I used to play games and watch television/movies. Nearly half a year now has passed (I've stopped watching/playing). I no longer find them interesting. Now I'm standing outside at night in awe feeling ten thousand chills run down my spine.
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    Yeah, I've been having the same notion as well. Not due to perspective practice, but what sammy said. Carl Sagan, and documentaries on Steven hawking. You will find this nifty little flash demonstration quite interesting.

    Imagining the Tenth Dimension






    Click the spinning numbers.
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    I've seen that flash animation. Truly amazing.
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    If you go the route I think you're going, kudos to you man. I hope you're good with numbers. We need more people in the business of studying the cosmos.

    If the knowledge of this study could be taught to all people, maybe it will make it seem like the problems in Human exhistance are so irrelevant we may have some fucking peace and God can get some sleep at night. Figuratively speaking.
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    It's tough. I've gotten through a good deal of the hard work necessary. I didn't expect this to happen.

    One thing that tears me apart is this -- we're probably going to have a manned Mars mission in the next 20 or 30 years. Why don't we have oodles of people lining up for that now? How amazing would that be? The first human eyes to gaze upon Mars from its surface. Literally, a floating orb that has teased mankind with it's secrets for far too long.

    Only thing I can think is that it's just too damn hard to find the cosmos more interesting than _____ thing or ______ thing.

    So hard... Even studying the information sent back from those lucky enough to make the trip would be sufficiently mind-blowing.
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    Don't forget. I'm sure you already know this. But on a calm surface such as the ocean, when looking at the horizon that is 8 miles, give or take a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by renaissancekid View Post

    One thing that tears me apart is this -- we're probably going to have a manned Mars mission in the next 20 or 30 years. Why don't we have oodles of people lining up for that now? How amazing would that be? The first human eyes to gaze upon Mars from its surface. Literally, a floating orb that has teased mankind with it's secrets for far too long.
    If NASA even survives in the next 20 to 30 years I'll be pretty shocked. We got a whole mess or problems just on the horizon.
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    Yeah. NASA's having a hard time finding a purpose. Budget issues, space station, moonbase..... love triangles...
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