[ExI] Space settlement

Dan dan_ust at yahoo.com
Mon May 27 14:53:11 UTC 2013

On Monday, May 27, 2013 10:39 AM Mike Dougherty <msd001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 12:41 AM, Dan <dan_ust at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> But we were talking about settlers -- not processing stuff. In other
>> words, yes, it might be that asteroid mining happens via solid state
>> only -- not humans (and no felids either). But do you if no humans
>> will ever settle off world permanently?

By the way, that should have been:

"But do you believe no humans will ever settle off world permanently?"

> Oh... in that case, I cite US history that settlement will be done
> by the poor and criminals.


> Actually, at what point in history has anything been done by anyone
> other than the poor?  :p

I'm not sure that's so, but so?

 See my SF short story "Residue":
http://www.amazon.com/Residue-ebook/dp/B00BS3T0RM/ -- US
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BS3T0RM -- UK
http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00BS3T0RM -- Canada
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