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Response to Peace Patriot (Reply #34)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 06:54 PM

37. so that means that we should just give up on the planet and look for a new one?

 

It is going to be a VERY VERY LONG TIME before humans leave the solar system, if EVER. and none of the other planets in it will support human life, so this is the only planet we've got to work with. and the longer we wait to tackle our earthbound problems- the harder it's going to be. If there's a total environmental/economic/social breakdown- there won't be ANY space program in the dystopian world that results from it all.

there are PLENTY of BIG projects that could provide similar inspiration to the masses, while at the same time solving some our current and impending problems right here on earth.

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