> << It seems to me that programs like NASA are vastly
> under-financed - people seem to think that "we've been there,
> done that". But I think we haven't even scratched the surface;
> we really need to invest to establish a backup civilization.
> If I were Mr Bush, I would invest those USD 1.3 trillion
> directly into space, not into tax cuts. [...] >>
> Do you mean colonization on Mars or do you mean a genuine
> backup copy, same people-same lives, virtual earth?
The former - the sooner the better. I really think we might be approaching
an emergency situation. We've been close enough to the brink of destruction
in the past.
Finding a way to establishing a genuine backup copy most probably wouldn't
be soon enough.
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