A while back, I wrote a blog post about the Apollo moon mission and how its real importance had only been understood years later. As a kind of cultural rally cry. A gold standard of human achievement.
“Well, if we can put a man on the moon, we can certainly do ____________.” You fill in the blank. Suddenly it became possible. Landing a man on the moon put all other human endeavor into perspective. With enough focus and energy and creativity, anything became possible. Continue Reading →