[ExI] Update on the Hawaiian observatory shutdown

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 21:44:59 UTC 2019

On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:51 PM Stuart LaForge via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

* > If they able to shut down the mountain whenever they want,
> they effectively own it*

Yep, the mob is running the show.

> * > Bringing the right invisible man to indigenous populations was one of
> the favorite excuses for colonizing them in the first place.*

The European invisible man is a different invisible man than the invisible
man that lives on the mountain, that's a Hawaiian invisible man.

* > I too want the 30-meter telescope to be built.*

But it will never be built because Aquaman and Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson
are just too strong. The astronomers should cut their losses and stop
wasting their time on a hopeless cause.

>  > *I just think this doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.*

But the ignorant dimwits blocking the road would say it is a zero-sum game
and they've won and science lost, or at least they would say that if they
knew what the term "zero-sum game" meant, which of course they don't.

John K Clark
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