DeepAstronomy.com produced and posted this wonderful video that explains the importance of the Hubble Deep Field photo, and why it matters to all of us.
I came across it shortly after reading about another town hall meeting disrupted by angry people shouting their views and attempting to shut down opponents expressing theirs.
How small we all are. How small our differences in a universe where large numbers of galaxies can go undetected because they're so far away. Maybe a little stargazing would do us all some good.