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  •  my point is: (0+ / 0-)

    the people most likely to be able to afford to pay for the trip aren't going to be knowledgeable about sustainable growing methods, yes? or knowledgeable about much science at all. If something goes wrong, as it always does, who is going to solve their problems?  

    "Let us never forget that doing the impossible is the history of this nation....It's how we are as Americans...It's how this country was built"- Michelle Obama

    by blueoregon on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 08:30:25 AM PST

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    •  1% probably wouldn't enjoy it up there (1+ / 0-)
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      Close quarters, zero privacy, no luxuries, no economy, everyone does real work, etc.  There's be nothing for a Harvard-educated MBA or a self-made hustler to do up there.

      The 1% would rather reign in hell on a devastated Earth than serve in the communist paradise on Mars.  They want power and the perks and privileges that power brings, and the place for that would be on Earth.

      Something's wrong when the bad guys are the utopian ones.

      by Visceral on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 10:43:32 AM PST

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