Most of us have no easy access to real darkness anymore.

Ambient light from cell phones and gadgets within our homes, street lamps and city glow prevent us from even seeing the stars above.

Which is why this little film is so amazing…

Ancients from Nicholas Buer on Vimeo.

Our ancestors lived with the cycle of light and real darkness for millenia. It stirred wonder and awe. It fed curiousity.

It brought us to where we are.

Don’t forget to look up every once in a while, especially if you happen to be far away from a city’s lights.

It’s what darkness was meant to be: Restorative