The world sucks right now. Terrorism. Climate change. Political acrimony. Nonstop Justin Bieber songs.It’s nice to know Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have a plan. They will help the richest people in the world go to Mars and start over, leaving the other 99 percent to suffer on a dying, warring planet. The only solace for those of us left here will be that the Biebs should be prosperous enough to go with them.
This is the unspoken flip side of Musk’s SpaceX and Bezos’s Blue Origin. The space travel companies say they are creating a way for the human species to endure by populating other planets. But the bottom line is that only the wealthy will have the means to move to Mars. Musk’s target ticket price is $500,000 a person in 2015 dollars, and that’s just to get there. Imagine the new outfits you’ll have to buy to go with that space helmet.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
More Evidence Newsweek Is Now A Joke
This article about how the one percenters are going to abandon us and settle on Mars is so astonishingly stupid, it is hard to imagine that anyone paid someone to write this stupid article. It is the sort of paranoid delusional stuff I expect from progressives.