The night sky depresses me

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When I look into space, I can't make it out, but I am looking at so much. It depresses me to that I may never know what's out there, that all of the questions I have may never be answered.

Does anyone else feel this way?
 

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When I look into space, I can't make it out, but I am looking at so much. It depresses me to that I may never know what's out there, that all of the questions I have may never be answered.

Does anyone else feel this way?
Not at all. There's mystery out there. That's exciting. It would be depressing if all curiosities were satisfied, if there were nothing left to discover.
 
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Time to get yourself a telescope and wonder on.
 
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I've been especially lucky lately.. I wander out the back yard at about 2am to water a dead patch of grass and have had cloudless skies to look up at and wonder, for the last several nights.

I need a bigger telescope
 
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Cheer up. At least you are not in the situation of Alexander the Great who wept because there were no more worlds to conquer.
 
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i used to hitchhike alot when i was a kid. i spent alot of time under those starry skies being depressed about other things. it helps to just start talking. demand answers from the cosmos at large. it sounds goofy but i bet you'll feel better.
 
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The only thing that depresses me is that I don't think I'll live to see human contact with intelligent aliens.
 
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leroy, how do you know you haven't already?
 
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Doesn't brane theory posit a universe parallel to us and separated by less than an inch from us?
 
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When I look into space, I can't make it out, but I am looking at so much. It depresses me to that I may never know what's out there, that all of the questions I have may never be answered.

Does anyone else feel this way?
I feel the opposite way. It makes me feel all giddy and excited just like a little schoolgirl :blushing:
 

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I feel the opposite way. It makes me feel all giddy and excited just like a little schoolgirl :blushing:
I get excited at things like this, but I wouldn't say Giddy like a schoolgirl lol.
Just got myself a Meade 10 inch telescope and Deep Sky II imager. Been fooling around with it for about a week or two whenever the skies are clear. Hoping to get better and take some nice pictures and such. So awesome!
 

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When I look into space, I can't make it out, but I am looking at so much. It depresses me to that I may never know what's out there, that all of the questions I have may never be answered.

Does anyone else feel this way?
The feelings I get are really complicated mixture...I guess it's close to gratitude and joy, somehow. I feel lucky and happy to be alive.
 
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Have a look at this and feel better
 
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Cheer up. At least you are not in the situation of Alexander the Great who wept because there were no more worlds to conquer.
<3

I love looking at the night sky, and feeling small, and basking in the gloriousness of it all. It's humbling. :)
 

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