Celestial Citizen Ep. #208: The Overview Effect as a Human Right
On this week’s episode, we’re joined by Frank White to discuss the Overview Effect, what the future of space exploration looks like as spaceflight becomes more commonplace, and how a “universal insight” might benefit our home planet.
Frank White is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a Rhodes Scholar. He earned a Master of Philosophy in Politics from Oxford, where he was a member of New College. The fourth edition of Frank’s best-known book, The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, was published by Multiverse Publishing, a division of Multiverse Media LLC, earlier this year. Additionally, a film called “Overview,” based largely on Frank’s work, has had more than 8 million plays on Vimeo.
Frank is President of The Human Space Program, Inc., a nonprofit organization based on an idea for a global space project initially proposed in his book, The Overview Effect. Frank also teaches at Harvard Extension School, Harvard Summer School, Boston University’s Metropolitan College, and the Kepler Space Institute.
For additional information about Frank and his work you can check out: frankwhiteauthor.com