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Who said this?

  1. Sep 11, 2010 #1
    I'm not sure where to post this, it doesn't really fit anywhere. Anyway, I remember hearing a quote a while ago and I can't completely remember it or who said it. It said something along the lines of "If an extraterrestrial visited earth, they would see a world obesessed with television and fighting rather than science and knowledge... etc" - or something along those lines. It was a lot more elegant than that, though. I have a feeling it was Carl Sagan. Can anyone help me find it?
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2010
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  3. Sep 11, 2010 #2


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    I don't know if he really said this, but this site thinks so:
    http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/show/42205" [Broken]
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  4. Sep 11, 2010 #3
    Thank you so much, that's it!

    Part of it was missing though, this is the full quote I remember:

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