[ExI] META: Overposting (psychology of morals)

Ben Zaiboc bbenzai at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 28 14:11:36 UTC 2011

Kelly Anderson <kellycoinguy at gmail.com> stated:

> Of all potential mega disasters we could face,
> asteroid hits
> are the most easily preventable... (compared to such things
> as super
> volcanos, subduction earthquakes and tsunamis and the like,
> where we
> are simply powerless at this point.)

That's an interesting assertion.

I presume you mean this in the same way that we might say "Of all the coronal mass ejections in the galaxy, the ones produced by our own sun are the most easily preventable"?

At this point in history, I think our ability to protect ourselves from a dinosaur-killer asteroid is doubtful, to say the least.

Ben Zaiboc


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