Yeah I’m sorry, I know there are a lot of space exploration enthusiasts here so I don’t expect this to go down with universal popularity, but 60 years ago the first humans left the earth and flew in what we call space. They were scientists and explorers, and they went because human beings are curious.
Today four more people went into space. They went not because they were scientists and explorers (although arguably one of them, Wally Funk, is), but because they were vain and wealthy (again, not Funk).
This perfectly sums up human progress over the past 60 years. This is where we have come to as a species.
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