‘They should have sent a poet.
So beautiful. So beautiful... I had no idea.'
-------- Ellie Arroway (aka Jodie Foster) from the movie 'Contact' --------
‘Contact’ is my favourite movie. Adapted from the book of the same name by Carl Sagan, the movie depicts the transformation of a staunch scientific materialist after she discovers radio signals sent from somewhere deep in outer space.
In the end, no amount of scientific ‘evidence’ can sway her from what she has experienced. The beauty and enormity of existence simply lay beyond the mathematical descriptions her mind could conjure up.
Not unlike the shift that occurred in my life.
For now, in this life and on this planet,
I can be contacted by:
Email: eddie blatt
Mobile phone: +61411058935