With all the hype of the Redbull Stratos I started to think about what the view is like from 23 miles above the Earth. When Felix is standing on the door of the capsule, what does that look like? I bet there you forget all of the Earth politics and problems, and really embrace our insignificance. He can look up to a universe where man just doesn't quite exist, or down to where man is all that exists –– or so man wants to think.
"Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not five milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch the rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals."