Thinking out loud about past, present and future (#3) — Thoughts on (space) travel, ethics and the ‘self’

“Earthrise” — On December 24, 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, William A. Anders and James A. Lovell captured what has become one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century.

“The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation.” — Michel de Montaigne, Of The Art Of Conference

“Yes we can but should we?” — The philosophical question about ethics should be put back into business.

On (space) travel, ethics and self

In a conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson, Elon Musk explains his vision of pulling human kind toward an otherwise “non-inevitable future.” It’s bold and straight out of a science fiction novel, but also estranged from most people’s everyday reality.

The Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, William A. Anders and James A. Lovell, who captured Earthrise, one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century, all later said the most important thing they discovered was Earth. In this film they tell their story.

“But, as anyone who has studied Aristotle will know, ‘values’ aren’t something you bump into from time to time during the course of a business career. All of business is about values, all of the time.” — Matthew Stewart in The Management Myth. (Aristotle, by Jusepe de Ribera; 1637, Indianapolis Museum of Art)

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