David Foster Wallace was like, Art must be sincere! We must use every tool in the linguistic toolbox to cut through sentiment and dishonest cliche and build fresh ways to reveal the power and reality of unironized emotion.
And Mister Rogers was like, Basically the same thing, but without any shame or pretense or fear of sincerity.
4:35 Blaze it sorry traffic was crazy
Our Atmosphere is Escaping!
Oh gahd! Quick! Take a deep breath!! Someone save Minute Earth!!!
What’s that? Oh … we have nothing to worry about? It’s only losing hydrogen and helium? And it will take billions of years to lose that stuff? Whew.
Bonus: Check out my YouTube vid about just how small (and shared) our atmosphere really is.