Will they bring about the end of civilization?
…were probably already on the moon. I had a discussion about this on Twitter yesterday. I think people are making too big a deal over it.
Lileks has a very strange mind.
I don’t know, I think there’s stiff competition for that. Also, my understanding is that a lot of the stuff he writes is prompted by his wife.
But yes, envy of the long-lived is just as sinful as envy of the wealthy.
An insightful essay for the 21st century, on the 200th anniversary of the first modern science-fiction novel.
He doesn’t realize it, but “anti-space” events are really anti-humanity events. And as always, I am not impressed by people who think they are better arbiters of how other people should spend their money than those who are spending the money.
Our discussion from Sunday afternoon is now on line.
I don’t know where to start with this ignorant burning of a field of strawmen.
This will be a big breakthrough for a lot of people, though (as with all tech advances) it will have its downsides.
Meanwhile, there is a symposium on space settlement in DC today. You can follow the livestream.
Though most of the symposium was actually useful and interesting, ignoring the nonsense about colonialism in North America.