Quote for Today: Carl Safina

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We are the universe aware of itself. We let the miracle get lost in distractions. On a planet so rich with living companions, much of humanity sentences itself to solitary confinement. Late at night, I used to lie in my boat listening to radio calls from ships to families ashore. There was only one conversation, and it boils down to, “I love you and I miss you: come home safe.”

Carl Safina, The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World
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