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Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:43 AM

Lets Colonize Titan

Saturn’s largest moon might be the only place beyond Earth where humans could live.



The idea of a human colony on Titan, a moon of Saturn, might sound crazy. Its temperature hovers at nearly 300° below zero Fahrenheit, and its skies rain methane and ethane that flow into hydrocarbon seas. Nevertheless, Titan could be the only place in the solar system where it makes sense to build a permanent, self-sufficient human settlement.

We reached this conclusion after looking at the planets in a new way: ecologically. We considered the habitat that human beings need and searched for those conditions in our celestial neighborhood. Our colonization scenario, based on science, technology, politics and culture, presents a thought experiment for anyone who wants to think about the species’ distant future.

We expect human nature to stay the same. Human beings of the future will have the same drives and needs we have now. Practically speaking, their home must have abundant energy, livable temperatures and protection from the rigors of space, including cosmic radiation, which new research suggests is unavoidably dangerous for biological beings like us.....

moar @ https://getpocket.com/explore/item/let-s-colonize-titan

But sadly we got too many egotists in congress etc who only focus on themselves VS what's best for everyone long-term...

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Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:48 AM

1. I see us becoming one with the machine eventually

With all the implants and cybertronics more and more humanity is going to be uplinked into the cloud and eventually a Borg hybrid that just may indeed flourish on Titan

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