David SimsEssays

by David Sims AT SOME POINT in my past, I lost the romantic feeling toward living in uncomfortable places just because they were exotic. Once upon a time, I’d have been thrilled to accept a trip to Mars, even if I’d have to stay there for a long time. Now… no way. Mars needs to have a considerable…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims The End of Industrial Civilization INDUSTRIAL CIVILIZATION will finish, and it will have been a singular pulse in the history of Earthly life. Humans might become extinct. If humans continue to exist, their culture will be that of a Stone Age impoverished by the way their near ancestors,…
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David SimsEssays

by David Sims I HATE to throw a wet blanket on people’s hopes for human colonization on other planets and in space, especially since this was always a hope of mine, too. I don’t think that humans will ever colonize the rest of the solar system, much less reach for the stars. It’s after…
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