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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Crazy Drummers vs Europen X Holland

An evening pause: This appears to a Russian show where drum groups compete, kind of like the cooking competition shows that took over the Food Channel. They don’t tell us who won, but who cares.

Hat tip Jim Mallamace.

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2 comments

  • Erik Forsling

    Hello.

    I just bumped in here right now, just as I bumped into The Crazy Drummers recently – i love drums. I realised the same thing as you did, they make a brake, an no vinner is mentioned. And I say as you do “but who cares”. Me, I am not interessed in competition, so I am just as happy with not noing anything about any winner.

    The reason for me to bump in here tonight (night in Sweden) is that I was looking for something special related to drums om Google, and couldn’t resist to knock on your door in the big web. The little movie I hav seen before, but not your site. Please excuse if my language is a bit rusty. All the best. // Erik F.

  • Erik Forsling: You should explore the entire site. Click on banner at the top of the page (the picture of the astronaut on the Moon) and scroll down. Lots of fun stuff.

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