Let’s say you bumped into someone from another world, other than trying to comprehend why you among seven billion others have been chosen for first contact how would you try to communicate what makes humanity special? In the past we have sent golden records into the depths of space (ignoring the fact that decades on most people on earth wouldn’t have the technology to play the metallic album) laden with the cream of culture.
With so much choice how could you narrow down some form of media to convince your new AFF (Alien Friend Forever) that we are worth spending time with. You are humanity’s Metacritic/Yelp/Zagat and you have to pick a movie or book or song to let them understand your species.
Which neatly brings me to Gravity.
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