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Response to dawg (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 26, 2014, 01:11 PM

66. Neither do I. He's a national treasure.

I was so sad when Carl Sagan died. Who would we have, then, to carry that banner? To extol the virtues and wonders of science? To endorse its vital importance in our world - and our understanding of that world? To keep the darkness of ignorance and superstition away from our door? I was so bummed by that. He made science and discovery and intellect fun, popular, cool, even a bit sexy. And then he was gone.

I wonder how he would have responded to the dumbfuck contingent and science deniers and climate change deniers and other bozos and assorted dim bulbs who now afflict our society (and even more horrifying, manage to get elevated into positions of power and influence)?

I would have loved to see him take on dingdongs like james inhofe and other assorted idiots who now plague this country. And he's gone.

Thank God we have bright lights like Dr. Tyson! He's a true and worthy son of Carl Sagan. We NEED people like him, especially in the "media darling" arena. And I am grateful he's here.

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