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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 world’s biggest ship arrives in Great Britain on its maiden voyage

Link here, with photos and diagrams illustrating its gigantic size.

And it will only be the world’s biggest ship for another few weeks. A bigger ship is about to be launched.

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2 comments

  • D K Rögnvald Williams

    Coincidentally, I was a beta reader on a novel called “The Globe” a few years back by R. Doug Wicker, better known perhaps for his non-fiction book about Pan Am 103. In Doug Wicker’s murder mystery, The Globe is a kind of cruise ship.

  • PeterF

    78 feet wider than Panamax. Incredible that these ships are now being produced by the ROK. To think 60 years ago the only building of any size that remained standing in Seoul was the train station. Most of Korea really DID look like southern California as seen in M*A*S*H after being stripped by the Japanese. In the short time I was there I was shocked to see skyscrapers go from foundation pour to completion in a matter of months, springing up like daisies.
    The progressives tell us that “nation building” never works. Odds are that you drive a car made by a Korean, Japanese, or German company…

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