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Diogenes and Cosmopolitanism

The Dream of a World Community has Ancient Origins

On December 7, 1972, the crew of Apollo 17, the last manned lunar mission, took their spacecraft out of a parking orbit of the Earth and blasted to the Moon.

Almost two hours into the flight, Harrison Schmitt took a photograph of the planet he had just left. It was an opportunistic shot. Schmitt was…



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Steven Gambardella

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