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We’re All Astronauts Now

How to experience the Overview Effect — without having to go to space.

I’ve been thinking a lot about astronauts lately.

Maybe it’s the way we’re all living, the semi-quarantine that keeps us as isolated as scientists circling the earth in a decaying orbit, pulled along by the gravity of events far bigger than us…

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Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science. www.ryanfrawley.com