Posts Tagged ‘star wars’

One of the biggest reasons I believe most young men are lost is that we no longer ask them to do great, bold, adventurous things, but instead try to remove anything distinctly masculine about them to prepare them for cubicle life.  But this goes against how God has made them.  The Lord has hardwired us to look for the battle line, the front line, the frontier, the undiscovered continents and constellations.  And to go “further in and higher up” (C.S. Lewis).  The space shuttle program has been just that.  I grew up on Star Trek, Buck Rogers, Battlestar Galactica, Star Wars etc.  I dreamed of becoming an astronaut.  Still do.  The claustrophobia thing gets in the way.  And then the agoraphobia once I did my first spacewalk.  But other than that, I’m good to go.  Loved this NASA video narrated by Carl Sagan.  I am not a big government fan, but I would love for all of us to give back a little of our “entitlements” to fund us going back.  Our young men need an upward vision – literal and spiritual.