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George Washington – “I did!”

An evening pause: On this, the birthday of George Washington, let us hear from the man himself. The speaker is an actor, but the words are Washington’s late in his life, reflecting on his life as well as on the future of the nation he more than anyone else helped create.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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3 comments

  • eddie willers

    America’s Cincinnatus. We were blessed that our first President was probably the greatest.

  • Dave Walden

    Yes, Eddie, I would concur in that he was the greatest of our Presidents. If for no other reason than were he not of the character he was, there would have likely been no Republic of “The United States of America.”

    My only qualm with him, and I believe he lacked the necessary insight and introspection to glean its essence, was that he did not equate the moral conception of individual rights contained in Jefferson’s Declaration, as being the very foundation of the other political conceptions which, together with the other founders, he was instrumental! Likely the keystone in the arch of their political creation and institutionalizing.

  • Noah Peal

    I wonder if our founding father had a Virginian Tidewater accent.

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