"In the past slavery was black. Today it's technological. Countries that own the technology enslave the ones who don't. We are only going to be free when we have the knowledge and domination over space technology."
-Marcos Pontes, Brazilian astronaut, Correio Brasiliense. September 21st, 2003.
"The house of Uranus is one of destruction. It breaks everything that is established. Uranus is the ruler of technology and the future. It will simply destroy everything and start over."
-Leonardo Shamah, astrologist, reading the date of the accident: August 22, 2003.
"They were all good boys."
-Dr. José Roberto Sodero, lawyer for 20 of the 21 victims' families.
"The path of the Condor is the path of the heart, of intuition, and of the feminine. The path of the Eagle is the path of the mind, of the industrial, and of the masculine."
-Amazonian prophecy. Described in Pachamama Alliance, July 17th, 2012.
"Our mind was not made to stand still, or look simply into the past. We need new dreams and goals."
-Marcos Pontes, Brazilian astronaut, Terra. March 11th, 2013.
"They are launching rockets not to go to the moon and stars. There's something we don't know in space. From here, where we are, we cannot see. But they can see us from there. They are doing something up there. But we don't know what it is. It's a mystery to us."
-Villager in Alcântara. From the documentary: O Céu Sem Eternidade by Eliane Caffé.