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Ann Druyan Quotes & Quotations
Ann Druyan
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    A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    Carl played a leading role in every single one of NASA's missions of exploration from the beginning of the space age until his death in December 1996. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    Carl took on the military-industrial complex. He campaigned around the world for an end to the production of weapons of mass destruction. To him it was a perversion of science. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    I guess I so desperately want to see us put this planet right. It's so horrifying to me that a fifth of us are starving every night, and that forty thousand children die every single day. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    People think that if you are a scientist you have to give up that joy of discovery, that passion, that sense of the great romance of life. I say that's completely opposite of the truth. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    This planet seems to be in such sorry shape. And I can't ever think about the rest of the universe without coming back home and thinking what the implications for life here would be if we were to really have some definitive proof of extraterrestrial life. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan
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    Well, I actually grew up in the sixties. I feel very lucky, actually, that that was my slice of time that I was dealt. Let's remember that the real motivation in the sixties, and even in the fifties, was the Cold War. Ann-DruyanAnn Druyan