Originally Posted by Blue Stocking
In the context of this mans death, for whom I have the greatest respect, I often wonder which charcteristic comes first in the creation of the event.
Trust ,or heroism ?
Was he able to accomplish this event because of his inpenetratable trust in the many peolple who worked long and hard to sit him on top of that Roman Candle,
Or his he one of those rare persons who possess that something about self-destiny that leads to this type of participation in world events
With the greatest of respect--was he more--or less brave than Yuri Gagarin
He was more brave ..Gagarian didnt have a choice!..DVC