In a world full of chatter, noise, and the constant thrum of technology, it’s easy to lose sight of the way things are, and how beautiful life really is.
Not the artificial mechanisms we customize and contrive to always on feed us our whims, but the ultimate context itself: interdependence.
Being connected–and not to just what you choose, but to everything.
The idea of connectivism and connectivity works powerfully in our lives every day through social media, but on a different scale it has always existed. Our instinct to connect through–through technology, learning, and collaboration–is an echo of a much broader synergy, one that we can ironically obscure in our quest to be fully visible.
In this video, Neil deGrasse Tyson makes a powerful case for a different kind of connectivity–one that already exists, and establishes a primal harmony inside each of us.
And it’s really, really beautiful.
Life Is Beautiful: The Most Astounding Fact In The Universe