Saturday, December 19, 2009
Did you get a raise today, or a new car? Bigger house? New computer? New girlfriend, got married, had a son or daughter born? Bought a plot of land? Watch this video then and watch that feeling of largeness evaporate.
Well, maybe. Some feel small after watching a video like this. Perhaps the correct view though is this one espoused by Neil deGrasse Tyson:
So it actually makes sense to feel a lot bigger after watching that video.
Calvin has a few thoughts on this too: here and here.