[ExI] Easter Island again

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Thu Mar 26 05:15:16 UTC 2009

Keith Henson wrote:

> What I was looking for is technical suggestions

Ideas? Okay.

> about how people with
> human labor, knowledge, six square miles of rocks and a little
> charcoal could implement a modern technological society on Easter
> Island.  This is in the context of mining the moon.  I don't see how
> to do it.  I don't know if I could do it on a budget of many billions
> and ship loads of equipment.

Nice challenge. How about hydroponics? Is the capital chain
really so long that the mining, smelting, and so on couldn't
be done, say, with your billion $ or so up front to start it


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