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From a Review of “The Privileged Planet”

By Ed Itor | January 1, 2007

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is an opinion, common among scientists and intellectuals, that our earthly existence is not only rather ordinary, but is, in fact, insignificant and purposeless. But perhaps this melancholy assumption despite its heroic pretense, is mistaken. Perhaps the unprecedented scientific knowledge acquired in the last century, enabled by equally unprecedented technological achievements, should, when properly interpreted, contribute to a deeper appreciation of our place in the cosmos. (from a review of the DVD "The Privileged Planet" in Atlantis Rising, May/June, 2007, p.54)

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