Conscious Choice cover

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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On the radio

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 I spent an hour with Robert Pratt on his Pratt on Texas radio show. Most of the show was devoted not to space and science but to discussing my weekly updates on the fascist culture on too many of today’s American campuses.

Robert has just let me know that this hour-long interview is going to be replayed twice over the next two weeks, on Christmas Day, December 25, 2017, and on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2018, both times from 6 to 7 pm Central time. He also let me know that the best link to listen is here.

So, if you have nothing better to do during these holidays, here is something that might help to fill your time.

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2 comments

  • wayne

    I will attempt to catch this, Mr. Pratt has an interesting Show!

    I’m eyeing the “Mysterious Outpost” appearance as well! That should be interesting.
    As does “The Cats Roundtable.”

    Immigrant Billionaire John Catsimatidis and The American Dream
    Forbes
    https://youtu.be/r0krzJYcFIk
    3:12

  • Gary M.

    Caught the show. I like this Pratt guy.

    Some degree of comfort can be taken by what parents are doing at the University of Missouri Columbia.

    Enrollment down 35%. Perhaps worsening as each new freshman class is smaller yet past 3 years running.

    As a result there are 7 empty dorms that they try to rent out for home games.

    LAYOFFS of faculty and staff including tenured positions. And yes the lawsuits have been filed.

    Although I can’t find the article now state legislators are hearing from parents and pushing school administrators to get their act together as they hold the funding purse strings.

    Panic in the off campus student housing rental market that over built when University joined SEC back a few years. There are entire complexes that are empty.

    A beneficiary of all of this has been Missouri State in Springfield that has experienced large jumps in enrollment. Many parents feel that campus has a more sensible administration.

    We have a long way to go however to turn this dark ages thing around.

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