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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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China tests long-range missile carrying 10 warheads

Does this make you feel safer? China earlier this month tested a long-range missile capable of launching ten independently targeted warheads.

This missile is a larger variation of the mobile-launch DF-21 missile that is the basis for China’s commercial Kuaizhou rocket.

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2 comments

  • ken anthony

    What;s the end game? Could a limited nuke war happen? What would be the psychological aftermath.

  • Edward

    ken anthony,
    China’s end game is probably to use the nuclear capability to bully neighboring nations into letting them expand their territory. They already have done this by claiming the China Sea as their own and by building artificial islands.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territorial_disputes_in_the_South_China_Sea
    China does not acknowledge the tribunal nor abide by its ruling

    If these countries don’t want to change their ways with China, they will need to prepare for the sounds of cannons.

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/07/30/world/asia/what-china-has-been-building-in-the-south-china-sea.html?_r=0
    Several reefs have been destroyed outright to serve as a foundation for new islands, and the process also causes extensive damage to the surrounding marine ecosystem.

    The communists in China, as with communists everywhere, do not care about the environment but only care about their political power over others. Nukes can be used in order to frighten others into not disputing their territorial greed and their political greed.

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