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  •  Religious fanatics? (1+ / 0-)
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    Bill White

    I can see the attraction of putting them on a one-way rocket....

    "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

    by Alice in Florida on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 09:49:11 PM PST

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    •  Hopefully, a few of them will see the attraction (0+ / 0-)

      of sending a seed colony on a one way rocket and  pool their resources and make the attempt. Instead of funding Prop 8, why not fund a Mars colony? Better publicity and less confrontation.

      "Seeing our planet as a whole, enables one to see our planet as a whole" - Tad Daley

      by Bill White on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 09:51:54 PM PST

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      •  Unfortunately, (0+ / 0-)

        They are not the ones who see the attraction of a colony on Mars--they are too much in love with the idea of lording it over the inhabitants of Earth.  

        "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

        by Alice in Florida on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 10:32:36 PM PST

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