If you had a chance to leave Earth forever and help start a colony on another world, would you?
One would have to weigh the excitement and adventure of such a journey against the isolation and the heart ache of missing, not only the people in your life, but all the you have become use to having.
I, personally, wouldn't want to go. However, if you're looking for volunteers, I have a list of people I'd like to see go. I can give you their names and numbers. All you have to do is ask.
The question is not if, but when. Once I get the funding, I'm going start a moon base and have an army of lizard servants conquering the universe for me. Oh, and then I'll invade Earth and turn it into a despotic dictatorship with free healthcare and education, and free housing and food for those who can't afford it.
I wouldn't go. Early colonies have a history of hardship, even when they're successful. Going would mean long battles trying to establish a system of law, food shortages, disease and potential war with any native species. I understand the romanticism and adventure that such an expedition would represent, but I'm not that brave.
Exciting question! I think our first instinct is to reject the idea; however, we just celebrated Thanksgiving and must remember that coming to the New World was no easy thing, surely not as easy as we have it in America today. The whole world is knocking down the door to be here. But it has to start with somebody...and I might just be in that colony, Pete.
Oh yeah, sign me up. That's an adventure i would enjoy, I'd like to bring my family, some books, some seeds, ah this is a hearty fantasy.
If I could bring my family, then no problem. Going without them would be a prison sentence, might get to write a few more hubs though.
Definitely - I've been hoping that first ship would be in my lifetime but I fear that is not to be with the Shuttle being mothballed. Hopefully I can instill that same sense of wonder in my kids though as we (humanity) really need to spread ourselves into the universe a bit more. Right now there is too much risk for a single event to cause widespread devastation and harm!
Not sure. But I'm just waiting for someone to answer with "Been there, done that, how do you think I got here?"
No, I wouldn't go, even if they pay me a million dollars. Life on earth is exciting enough for me and I wouldn't survive a single day out there.
I would probably do it no matter what. But it would be pretty nice to be able to take with you some of the things or people you got used to all your life. But anyway, you`ll be able to make new friends anyway, am I right ?
by naijenni4 years ago
I would ask him..do you really like the number 666!!! HA HA
by Alem Belton3 years ago
I'm pretty sure this is a story in the bible, Noah's Arc or something? Anyway I want to know if this is even scientifically possible.
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