This is a great way to illustrate a something that really depresses me. We have never had the capabilities that we do now for human space exploration. But, our leaders are failing us.
The human species is not living to its potential, we are just putting out fires.
Hover over Randall's comic to read what he has to say.
How can we change this?
He has a point. Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks about his wish for humanity to explore outer space and see what's lie there. "I wanna look for life", he says at the end of the talk, which is really about Pluto, but still interesting. Neils' enthusiasm is contagious. http://j.mp/n5D9k2