"Up there in the
immensity of the Cosmosan inescapable perception awaits us.
National boundaries are not evident
when we view the Earth from space.
Fanatical ethnic, religious or national chauvinisms
are a little difficult to maintain
when we see our planet as a
fragile blue crescentfading to become an
inconspicuous point of light
against the bastion and
citadel of the stars."