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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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Aurora – Animal

An evening pause: Beautiful and haunting, but listen closely to these lyrics and you will hear our dark future singing.

Hat tip Lee Stevenson.

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One comment

  • Cotour

    She is a beautiful little high energy musical / performance genius. Very unique. Weird? Maybe a little.

    And while her lyrics appear to be disturbing initially in the context of our modern world, she IMO is more of a traditional type woman than she presents as and is searching for love, belonging and leadership (Just like every other young / woman does) although in her bio she does say that she has had relationships with both men and women.

    That is my read anyway.

    Aurora: Conqueror:
    “Broken mornings, broken nights and broken days in between
    Open ground, the sky is open, makes an open sea
    Just like in fiction, in every addiction
    Oh oh, fantasy’s taking over, awake me
    I’ve been looking for the conqueror
    But you don’t seem to come my way
    I’ve been looking for the only one
    But you don’t seem to come my way
    Broken me and broken them
    You are broken too
    Open ears, their eyes are open
    Makes me call for you”

    Animal:
    “You are the victim
    The victim of my love
    I dangle up on rooftops
    Before I push you off
    I stand at the headlights
    Looking for a corner where I can’t be found
    With a goddess in my right eye
    Watching every lover on the battleground
    You’re hunting for love
    Killing for pleasure
    Lost in a concrete jungle
    If I am alone
    Make me a stranger
    Lost in a concrete jungle (He-lay)”

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