In a message dated 10/16/2001 1:30:16 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< This whole issue is a major driver for me. We have GOT to get independent
Earth's future catastrophes (man made or not) as a matter of great urgency.
Humanity will end up a bug on the universe's windscreen otherwise. I can
spot that and my IQ is less than 200!
4 Cheers for space colonization, Colin. Although there are several bright
people who see human space colonization as merely "moving apes into space"
and see uploaded, posthumans as a more reasonable approach. I see the 21st
century personality/memory upload as a technological wildcard. This wildcard
will almost certainly happen but happen later, in my view.
So where to set up shop, Mars or the Asteroid Belt, L-5 Colonies, or the
Moon? How will be fund this? Can we get better technology, quickly enough to
make a difference in the human condition?
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