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  •  If we want our species to survive... (0+ / 0-)

    ..we need to get off this rock.  Period. Point blank.  There is NO other answer that will give us longer than a couple of hundred years, tops.

    "The future of man is not one billion of us fighting over limited resources on a soon-to-be dead planet. . .I won't go back into the cave for anyone."

    by Whimsical on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 11:47:46 AM PDT

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    •  Absolutely, Whimsical. (0+ / 0-)

      The Laws of Thermodynamics dictate that our descendants will eventually return to the horse and plow unless we begin to utilize extraterrestrial resources now.  And lose the ability to ever prevent global biosphere extinction from the inevitable extraterrestrial impactor.

      Pessimism of the intellect; optimism of the will. - - Antonio Gramsci

      by lehman scott on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 01:32:07 AM PDT

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