Arthur C. Clarke has died

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Arthur C. Clarke has died

Unread postby FS3 » Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:23 am

Arthur Charles Clarke, author of "2001-A Space Odyssey" has passed, only two days after his 90th birthday, in Colombo/Sri Lanka.

One of his quotes -"The truth, as always, will be far stranger." - could stand for the enduring efforts of this forum to bring more reality into Astronomy.

R.I.P., and give my regards to HAL, who is probably still dreaming of the "one-letter-plus" IBM

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Re: Arthur C. Clarke has died

Unread postby StefanR » Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:32 am

:cry:
"It's full of stars!"
The illusion from which we are seeking to extricate ourselves is not that constituted by the realm of space and time, but that which comes from failing to know that realm from the standpoint of a higher vision. -L.H.
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