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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Carl Sagan and the Dalai Lama

Just watched the 12 parts of Carl Sagan's original Cosmos. Truly great with an eloquent finale about choosing life. His frequent dissing of mysticism and lumping it in with religion, myth, astrology, superstition all together made me speak to him sharply sometimes (because he's behind that screen there isn't he?) but I know what he meant by that was not the same as what I have in mind when I use that word. Here's a brief report on a day spent with the Dalai Lama by his talented wife and partner in making Cosmos, Ann Druyan.