[ExI] L5 society and infections
henrik.ohrstrom at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 12:50:05 UTC 2020
That is a rather harsh way of dealing with infections........
Also not good for travel between colonies, which I believe could be a nice
Den lör 21 mars 2020 12:50Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat <
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> The hatch?
> On 2020. Mar 21., Sat at 12:24, Henrik Ohrstrom via extropy-chat <
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>> When I was an young impressionable larvae I read O'Neills book about
>> orbital colonisation and then I wondered about infelicitous problems.
>> Nowhere in that book do they discuss quarantine and infections.
>> How was this question addressed in L5 circles?
>> Den fre 20 mars 2020 01:57Keith Henson via extropy-chat <
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>>> spike wrote:
>>> > If covid is with us indefinitely, we will face it again next flu
>>> It won't be. For some countries such as Iran, it will infect most of
>>> the population with a high death toll. China seems to have stopped
>>> it. It is hard to say what the US will be like, but I seriously doubt
>>> it will last a year.
>>> > Colleges will need to transition to distance learning.
>>> I doubt it. Somewhere around is an article Freeman Dyson wrote about
>>> his daughter Esther Dyson's time at Harvard. She recognized that who
>>> you know is at least as important as what you know. Few college
>>> students understand that. She did and if you read into her Wikipedia
>>> page you can see what she did with that knowledge.
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