“Lessons of Immortality and Mortality From My Father, Carl Sagan”

Sasha Sagan: The sense in science and spirituality

Click here to read Sasha Sagan’s 2014 essay for The Cut:

My parents taught me that even though it’s not forever — because it’s not forever — being alive is a profoundly beautiful thing for which each of us should feel deeply grateful. If we lived forever it would not be so amazing.

In this video, Sasha Sagan describes her 2019 book For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in an Unlikely World:

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