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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.

 

“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.

 

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April 16, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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3 comments

  • Henry Pfeil

    Happy Twenty-ninth, Hubble!
    Would it be worthwhile to take another Ultra Deep Field and compare it with the first to see if any light that was too far to make it into the first image shows up in the second? Maybe add more photons to the farthest galaxies?

  • Oops Delete Me

    Oops! wrong place. Thought I was responding to tonight’s piece on John Batchelor. Please delete these two, or move the above to the Hubble article.

  • Henry Pfeil: First of all, please always use the same name, even if it is a nickname. I don’t like people randomly changing their nom de plume, as it makes civilized conversation impossible.

    Secondly, no need to delete anything. Your comment will show up in the comments list in the right column of BtB, and readers pay attention to that. They will see it and respond, if they feel a need.

    Besides, I talked about this on Batchelor, so your comment is on topic.

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