If you're into long term cycles, listen to the "David Gurwitz: Of Cycles and Seasons" pod cast, I think it a decent perspective.
$2,500 gold? get me all giddy up.
Turd has a new one out also:
Wernher von Braun Gravestone: Psalms 19:1
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth his handiwork.
ASK YOURSELF if you dare, at what height above the Earth do you achieve weightlessness? You don't know and have never known, but the answer will shock you.