[ExI] OP-ED: The billionaire space race reflects a colonial mindset that fails to imagine a different world
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 13:51:11 UTC 2021
Adrian, what you describe seems really great and would delight most of us.
I am currently reading 'Dark Lightning' by John Varley and all are in an
asteroid six miles long heading for a distant star. It has everything.
You might pick up some ideas from that book. bill w
On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 12:03 AM Tara Maya via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> These Marxists who complain about the lack of "imagination" of those who
> want to expand into space are actually the least imaginative people in the
> world. Their vision of a "new world" or political system is just the same
> old feudalism dressed up in deceptive, seductive terminology. Their
> inability to grasp the real breakthroughs of space travel not just for
> human society but for life on earth betrays their blithering stupidity.
> On Aug 26, 2021, at 9:38 PM, John Grigg via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> A history professor weighs in on the current approach to industrializing
> and colonizing our solar system... He sees similarities with 17th century
> European expansionism..."A failure of the imagination"
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