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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’s Long March 3B rocket launches new weather satellite

China early this morning successfully placed a weather satellite into orbit using its Long March 3B rocket.

No word on where the first stage crashed, though we know because the launch was from an interior launch site that it had to have crashed somewhere within China, hopefully not on any village anywhere.

The leaders in the 2021 launch race:

16 SpaceX
15 China
8 Russia
2 Rocket Lab
2 ULA

The U.S. still leads China 22 to 15 in the national rankings.

This list should change in only a few hours, as SpaceX has a Falcon 9 launch scheduled for 1:29 pm (Eastern), carrying a Dragon cargo freighter to ISS.

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3 comments

  • Mark

    Dual use technology overseen by Chinese Communist Party leads to questions. Wuhan Lab for virus research or lab for bio weapons? Weather satellite or Spy satellite?

  • wayne

    Mark–
    –> “Bio-weapons and spy-satellites.”

    U-2
    “Seconds”
    https://youtu.be/XSl0W-NsL98
    3:10

    “Peking must be destroyed.”

  • Jeff Wright

    “Wuhan go for throttle-up: COVID as virology’s Challenger Moment”

    I’ve got the title…Tucker interviewed the Feynman in all this–now for Mr. Z. to write the article to tie it together.

    Now for Bill Maher to call for all gain-of-function research to be done on the Moon to force virologists into being space advocates!
    HA! If I have learned one thing from marketing-or the left…it is how to distill down a ‘narrative’ into a catch phrase!

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