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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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The endless and all-compassing terrors of global warming

Want to know what scientists have predicted climate change will do to the Earth? Go to ClimateChangePredictions.org, where they keep a full list of every prediction they can find.

I especially like the category “Having it both ways,” where they list different predictions that insisted on opposite consequences. For example did you know that global warning is going to bring both “less rain” and “more rain”, Other predictions are equally amusing.

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7 comments

  • Edward

    They missed the latest prediction: a changed economy.
    http://politicaloutcast.com/2015/02/un-official-admits-using-climate-change-change-economy/

    “This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the industrial revolution.”

    Of course, it is the free-market-capitalism economic-model that has brought the most good to people. This economic system is common in Europe and North America, where the majority of the rich live. Even the poor here are not poor, when compared to people living under other economic systems.

    We know that it is free market capitalism that brings prosperity, because from the 1940s to the 1990s, both China and India used the communist, centrally controlled economic model, yet their populations remained mostly poor. Since then, both countries have moved closer to free market capitalism, with immediate and astonishing result. About a billion people, so far, in these two countries have moved out of poverty and into the middle class. This is a movement that happened faster than in Europe or North America.

    Unfortunately, free market capitalism puts the power into the hands of We the People rather than They the Rulers, and They are not happy to be so powerless against us. According to They the Rulers, when We the People decide, we decide wrong, such as our choice of light bulbs, soda sizes, or whether to purchase health insurance.

    On the other hand, the next ice age is due any millennium, now. Perhaps those super-intelligent Rulers can stop *that* change in climate from coming.

  • Cotour

    This may be my favorite:

    “327 feet (100 metres) February 11, 2015 by admin Andrew Bolt: I ask you, Robyn, 100 metres in the next century…do you really think that? Robyn Williams: It is possible, yes. The increase of melting that they’ve noticed in Greenland and the amount that we’ve seen from the western part of Antarctica, if those increases of three times the expected rate continue, it will be huge… ”

    It took the best part of 8,000 to 10,000 years previously to accomplish 300 feet of sea rise and this guy asserts that 300 plus feet could be the result of the next 100 years? A 300 or so times melting potential over what has been recorded? That would be a melting rate / sea level rise of 3 feet PER YEAR over 100 years? really?

    I don’t think that if all of the nuclear weapons that exist on the planet were detonated over the North and South poles that could be accomplished.

  • “They missed the latest prediction…”

    If you come across a prediction send it to them. The website is open to tips. And the more the merrier, since the more they post the more obvious it becomes that this whole global warming theory is a fraud.

  • Thanks for the site notice. Bookmarked it.

  • Sid

    Oh, it gets even better. Now these pompous idiots are looking into geoengineering, obviously to protect us from ourselves. It is quite apparent the insanity never stops.

  • PeterF

    Weather predictions according to Nostradamus! Whatever happens it then becomes clear that Nostradamus predicted it.
    They do all have one thing in common;
    They only way to prevent the disaster is to destroy the United States’ economy.
    Odd how that just happens to be what socialists have been trying to do for the last century…

  • Cotour

    They seek control by shouting about “morality” and “justice”, which the everyday man connects with from their everyday perspective. They themselves have no morality because they understand 1. That power and control of power is not attained by being moral only appearing to being moral (Obama in this example but extends to this climate agenda) and 2. The road to acquiring power and retaining power is strewn with those everyday men who wrongly thought that by being “more” moral was how power was attained and retained (50 % of the American public in this example)

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