行思:家园在何方

作者:jcmp      发布时间:2021-05-18      浏览量:0
1990 年旅行者一号飞过海王星轨道,

1990 年旅行者一号飞过海王星轨道,距离地球六十四亿公里的时候,卡尔萨根说服了 nasa 让它把相机转向地球,拍下最后一张照片,“最后看一眼家园”

【照片见封面图】

That ’ s here. 在那里。

That ’ s home. 那是家园。

That ’ s us. 那是我们。

On it , everyone you love , 在那里,你爱的每个人,

everyone you know , 你认识的每个人,

everyone you ever heard of , 你听说过的每个人,

every human being who ever was , 在这世上存在过的每个人,

lived out their lives. 都在此度过了自己的一生。

The aggregate of our joy and suffering , 聚焦在这里的,是我们的欢乐和痛苦,

thousands of confident religions , ideologies , 是成千上万的宗教信仰、意识形态,

and economic doctrines , 还有经济理论,

every hunter and forager , 每个猎手与觅食者,

every hero and coward , 每个英雄与懦夫,

every creator and destroyer of civilization , 每个文明的创立者与毁灭者,

every king and peasant , 每个国王与农夫,

every young couple in love , 每对年轻的爱侣,

every mother and father , hopeful child , 每一位母亲与父亲、以及充满希望的孩子们,

inventor and explorer , 发明家与探险家,

every teacher of morals , every corrupt politician , 每一位高尚的老师、每一位贪腐的政客,

every superstar , every supreme leader , 每一位超级明星、每一位最高领袖,

every saint and sinner in the history of our species , 还有人类史上的每一位圣人和罪人,

lived there… 都生活在这里 ……

on a mote of dust 如一粒微尘,

suspended…in a sunbeam. 悬浮在一束阳光之中。

Our planet… 我们的星球 ……

is a lonely speck in the great , 不过是一粒孤独的微尘,

enveloping cosmic dark. 笼罩在伟大的宇宙黑暗之中。

In our obscurity , 我们默默无闻,

in all this vastness , 渲染在无尽的浩瀚里。

----- 《宇宙时空之旅》

那是最深的孤独,

也是最大的希望。