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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 North Carolina legislature has passed a bill that requires its coastal planning commission to ignore the accelerated sea level rise predictions of global warming scientists and instead use more conservative numbers.

The North Carolina legislature has passed a bill that requires its coastal planning commission to ignore the accelerated sea level rise predictions of global warming scientists and instead use more conservative numbers.

To put it another way, North Carolina has decided, for coastal planning purposes, to use the slower linear rise in sea level that can be extrapolated from the actual data that scientists have gathered for the past century, and not use the models pushed by the IPCC and other global warming scientists that predict an acceleration of sea level rise in the next century due to human-caused global warming.

This decision by North Carolina has happened because increasingly people of good conscience no longer believe anything the global warming activists in the climate field are telling them. These scientists either perpetuated scientific fraud to sell the idea of human-caused global-warming, or have been willing to whitewash the fraud of other scientists. Rather than listen to them, the North Carolina legislature has decided to interpret the data independently. The legislature might very well be wrong, but what else can they do? They certainly can’t trust the claims of the climate field.

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One comment

  • Jim

    Here in New York, in 1995, local government passed a seismic code for the first time. Interestingly enough, there really has never been a major earthquake in New York, certainly not for over 100 years. But planning is planning, and as the New York Daily News said,
    “New York hasn’t experienced a serious earthquake in more than 100 years, so they don’t get much attention. But after a 1984 quake in Mexico City killed nearly 5,000 people, the city decided to look at its codes.”
    A linear look would not have made them pass the code.
    I guess it never occurred to local Republicans to legislate against what seismologists and science was telling them. Actually, even more heartening is that it never occurred to politicians that this was anything more than a science and planning issue. Certainly it was not a political issue.
    Here is the simple fact: events don’t always occur linearly. Those who are prudent look at outside factors that may effect that line in a more dramatic fashion.
    In this case, North Carolina developed a commission to make recommendations. Those recommendations were made, and because some politicians don’t like them, the rules are being changed. Politics dictating to how science is being measured.
    You can’t make it up.
    Actually you can. Its a bit like Springfield, where the Simpsons live. After a meteor crash, it was decided to burn the observatory down…just to insure that another meteor crash does not happen again.

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