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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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Based both on computer models and satellite data a team of scientists has concluded that the increase carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making arid regions greener.

Based both on computer models and satellite data a team of scientists has concluded that the increase carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making arid regions greener.

This study illustrates one possibility that is always ignored in the climate debates — that there is a really good chance that the increase of CO2 in the atmosphere will be beneficial.

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3 comments

  • During the Carboniferous period, when much of our coal deposits were laid down, average CO2 was 800 ppm. The average planetary temperature was 14C, about what it is today.

  • jwing

    Water (vapor) and Co2 are both considered green house gases…yet they are also essential inputs for plant life and therefore all life on this planet.

    Kinda makes you realize just how looney the environmental marxists are.

  • JGL

    But their logic is perfect and subjective, humans “create” or release carbon so by the application of logic the conclusion must be that it must be humans that drive temperature. I say the reasonable conversation is about pollution as a whole and technology that mitigates it. Period. If the conversation involves quantifying CO2 and temperature and the ability to use perfect, subjective logic to tie them together then you can control people because you have drawn a line of logic between the two, cause and effect. Its kind of like saying that all murderers exhale CO2, you can draw a logic line between murder and CO2 but is that really the cause of murder?

    1. Temperature and CO2 have both risen and fallen long before humans ever existed and by my understanding temperature seems to lead CO2, not the other way around. Not to mention the suns activity, a minor component to some.

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    2. Like I said the discussion should be about pollution and its elimination through best practices and the application of new technology. That is the true conversation and as I understand it the U.S.A. is well on its way on that road, we have to get the rest of the world up to speed.

    But I think we can all agree that what is going on is something else.

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