Keith Sapsford a 14 year old Australian boy hid in the wheel housing of a Japan Airlines Tokyo-bound jet in Sydney. John Gilspin, an amateur photographer, while testing his lense caught Keith’s 200 foot plunge to death.
Zizek makes philosophy seem entertaining, and I think poetry and philosophy are two fields that refuse to adapt to contemporary pop culture and attempt to elicit an image of universal acceptance. And, like post Carl Sagan science is, it needs people to reach out to less educated audiences.
"And after the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it’s burned to a crisp, or even swallowed by the Sun, there will be other worlds and stars and galaxies coming into being — and they will know nothing of a place once called Earth."