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Cosmic Religions for Space Colonization


Giulio Prisco


Turing Church

December 30, 2012

I recommend watching the one-hour film Knocking on Heaven’s Door, by George Carey, aired by the BBC in 2011, to all space enthusiasts interested in the history of the Russian space program and our future out there in the universe. The film zeroes in on the powerful role that religion can play in advancing radical scientific visions.


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Posted by Khannea Suntzu  on  01/07  at  09:50 AM

It’s sad that humanity overshot its chances. I suppose consumerism was fun while it lasted, and mostly inescapable, considering human nature and intelligence, but I still think we as a species could have been so much more, provided we made it in to space with industry and colonization.

Too bad, it won’t happen. We are destined to slowly shrink and decay in to this planetary quagmire, and all transhuman things we dream off will remain whisps of whimsy just out of our reach. Sad, we fucked up, we squandered our chances, we wasted our potential.

Oh you think I am mistaken?

Well do prove me wrong then.






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