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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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Cassini has taken some spectacular new images of the gigantic hexagonal vortex on Saturn’s north pole.

Cassini has taken some spectacular new images of the gigantic hexagon-shaped vortex on Saturn’s north pole.

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3 comments

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Amazing photos, though the closer-up photos don’t reveal the nearly perfect hexagonal shape as well as those from further out. To me, this is the most amazing & puzzling feature on any planet in our Solar System. How such a shape could persist for decades is a true mystery. So far I haven’t seen any theories that adequately explain it, although some have suggested it’s some form of “Standing Wave” pattern, but for that to exist (and persist) on this scale & for this long is mind-boggling.

    Saturn is & always will be the most amazing & beautiful of all the planets – the multiple highly-detailed ring system, its dozens of moons, the strange atmospheric features like this & the Hurricane-like storm (with a human-looking eye!) at the other pole, all add up to one very mysterious, bizarre & beautiful world…

  • It’s the wind up key for our solar system.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    It’s the wind up key for our solar system – interesting thought – I like it ! !

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