At the dawn of the 21st century, the problems that we face as a species are increasing rapidly in our overcrowded world as we stretch the finite resources that this planet has to offer. Rather than meet in a peaceful communion and transcend our differences to solve our problems, we have instead resorted to primitive rivalry and competition and the problems that we face in the meantime are mounting. The late American scientist Carl Sagan said about life on our planet in his documentary, ‘Pale Blue Dot: A Vision Of The Human Future In Space’ the following: “Consider again that dot [Earth]. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilisation, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every “superstar,” every “supreme leader,” every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there – on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.”
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