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Thread: How Mining the Moon and Asteroids could destroy civilization as we know it.

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    We should mine the asteroids where they are.
    I don't have a problem with mining on the moon.
    Alea iacta est

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    Quote Originally Posted by barb012 View Post
    This is just one of the many plans that will ultimately destroy civilization as we know it. Focusing on this problem is not going to stop the major extinction event that is currently into play for our near future.
    What would that be?
    Democrats are a clear and present danger to our democracy and our society.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    This thread brings new meaning to the word lunatic.
    Lunatic or lunartic?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    i have been called on various sites by liberal honorable scholars:

    A rich, baby killing, fossil fuel loving, sexist, racist, alligator protecting, homophobe, muslim hating, tea bagging white-privileged, conservative, extremist, Monsanto loving, global warming denying, poor hating, minority hating, puppy killing, grandma killing, woman hating, clean air / water hating, gun loving, right wing, pieces of human debris.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Lunatic or lunartic?
    The origin of the word involves changes in the moon as perceived by the affected individual.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    Well, as has been once pointed out, the Moon Is A Harsh Mistress.

    It won't be easy and it won't be soon. Remember the "New World" was discovered in 1492 but it wasn't until 1607 that it was settled.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanbforrest45 View Post
    Well, as has been once pointed out, the Moon Is A Harsh Mistress.

    It won't be easy and it won't be soon. Remember the "New World" was discovered in 1492 but it wasn't until 1607 that it was settled.
    Probably a couple of decades before real mining operations start on the moon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donttread View Post
    Deep thinking. Of course bringing asteroids closer to home or in any way changing their orbit is lunacy. Oh wait , that would be mining the moon. LOL
    One thing stands clear with many of our plans . We do NOT learn from our mistakes. At one time the earth, the seas , the atmosphere was to vast to effect with our waste ( in our minds). We were wrong. But we still plan things that fly in the face of that lesson . We simply cannot get that big is not infinite. Must be that high math illiteracy rate we keep hearing about.
    My other question would be what are we short on other than REM that we would need to do this? But since Wall Street , banks , politicians and the super rich in general would gain from this it WILL be pursued regardless of the risk.
    So true!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    Probably a couple of decades before real mining operations start on the moon.
    This is Elon Musk we are talking about he slow plays nothing. If he says he will do it he finds a way. they will begin 2020. I am sure they are planning ahead, I bet they are itching to get started. They plan on colonizing mars as well. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opini...umn/649720002/

    They also want helium 3 to fire up the Tokamak

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    We should mine the asteroids where they are.
    I don't have a problem with mining on the moon.
    You might not have a problem with it now but when we change the density of the moon and it starts to move farther away and the tides stop and earths dynamo slows we will be like AW snap, we are toast! The ocean convection will change weather will change. It would render us mars like. I really hope for us all that it does not happen, but it most likely will though.

    They don't think about all potential outcomes before they proceed, rather they just look at the numbers. If the numbers go up they go to work!

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