[ExI] Carl Sagan once conjectured that, if things had gone right, we'd be flying to the stars today

John Grigg possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 12:21:27 UTC 2010

BillK wrote:
>What are doing -starting a discussion at 3 am?   Go to bed!    ;)

I couldn't sleep!  Now get to work answering my historical questions...

John  : )

On 8/3/10, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:04 AM, John Grigg  wrote:
>> Who is really to blame for what appeared to Carl Sagan, to be at least
>> 500 years of lost time and opportunity in the development of human
>> science and technology?
> <snip>
>> A part of me thinks that an immature and violent 15th century Europe
>> (or a Greek world that never fell) with nukes would be a recipe for
>> the permanent end of civilization! lol  Perhaps things actually did
>> work out for the best, because as it is, we as a race were just barely
>> capable of handling the awful responsibilities that come with weapons
>> of mass destruction.
>> What do you think?
> What are doing -starting a discussion at 3 am?   Go to bed!    ;)
> Obviously it's all the Muslim's fault.   Stick with the program.
> BillK
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