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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David Frazer – The Deal

An evening pause: Watch as the artist creates a work of art, that can be reproduced endlessly..

Hat tip Cotour.

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3 comments

  • wayne

    Cotour-
    Nice selection!

    This distinctly reminds me of the “Bird’s Eye View” Maps popular during the latter half of the 1800’s.

    https://www.loc.gov/collections/panoramic-maps/about-this-collection/

    “The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird’s-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual buildings, and major landscape features in perspective.”

  • Alex Andrite

    Very cool Big C …

    Shared this with my two daughters, as well as grand daughter Christina.
    Christina is 13 today, and has an Artist within her just about to blossom.

    I followed this artist and I suspect this engraving piece took ~>65 hours according to his other pieces.
    He has some very fine and unique pieces. Others, hmm.

  • John

    I bet that ink causes cancer in california.

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