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Old 12-16-2021, 06:29 PM
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I have seen stories in the news recently that Elon Musk wants to send a new sort of Noah's Arc to mars. That's one of the stupidest things I've ever heard. Mars only has 38% of the earths gravity. I doubt very much if Humans could survive in such low gravity. As it is here on earth, many humans exercise to keep fit. Imagine trying to do so when the gravity is less that half of earths.

And worse yet, what if humans did become adapted to live in such low gravity. They would never be able to return to earth. Also, mars doesn't have much in the way of an atmosphere or magnetic field. Creatures living on the surface would be bombarded with all sorts of cosmic radiation.

The fact of the matter is that the earth is FAR better for human life than anyplace else in the solar system. If Elon Musk wants to have humans on mars as some sort of insurance to see to it that humans survive, he would be far better off doing it here on earth. And it would be far cheaper. Just go to some remote place and build a self sustaining habitat there. Maybe with much of it underground. And if anything does go wrong, you don't have to go as far for supplies or whatever you may need.
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I have seen stories in the news recently that Elon Musk wants to send a new sort of Noah's Arc to mars. That's one of the stupidest things I've ever heard. Mars only has 38% of the earths gravity. I doubt very much if Humans could survive in such low gravity. As it is here on earth, many humans exercise to keep fit. Imagine trying to do so when the gravity is less that half of earths.

And worse yet, what if humans did become adapted to live in such low gravity. They would never be able to return to earth. Also, mars doesn't have much in the way of an atmosphere or magnetic field. Creatures living on the surface would be bombarded with all sorts of cosmic radiation.

The fact of the matter is that the earth is FAR better for human life than anyplace else in the solar system. If Elon Musk wants to have humans on mars as some sort of insurance to see to it that humans survive, he would be far better off doing it here on earth. And it would be far cheaper. Just go to some remote place and build a self sustaining habitat there. Maybe with much of it underground. And if anything does go wrong, you don't have to go as far for supplies or whatever you may need.
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It's his money, he can do with it as he pleases.

Someone probably thought it was stupid of him to start an electric car company also. We see how that worked out.
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It's his money, he can do with it as he pleases.

Someone probably thought it was stupid of him to start an electric car company also. We see how that worked out.
Well how about you play the devil's advocate and stand in for Elon on this matter. Tell me which points I made in my thread you think are untrue.
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What is the point of this bullsheit you posted.
The point is he's a genius who has made tons of money while bringing popular things and ideas to the market. I'm sure he does ramble in his mind about things we don't think about. As long as he's not harmful, I just don't care to hate on him. If you do go on twitter where tons of people will high five you. Also some will disagree. Hope you can take it.
We're just not that ADDHD here to see your real point.
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