With all the events going on lately in the world, the grand scope of things can be lost on us as we clamp down on the meat of here and now.
I think its important to remember the rest of our potential and purpose.
What we could be doing:
A World bunker. Seriously, where are we going to go? We cant just dig together and get a safe little "oh crap natural catastrophes are humbling"
shelters built for at least 100,000 people in first world nations? Start there.
Archive library of HereNowLandia. Genetic, seed vault, long term information storage for all human progress, safe from 200 year cycles of solar flare
death sentences and material decay.
A freaking colony. Anywhere. We need to establish one. ONE. It doesnt matter if its underwater, on the moon, the arctic...., choose.
When the hell are we going to start developing the technology to build habitats on a large scale? We dont even have all the initial technologies
others can sprout from in new meaningful strides of progress.
The singularity. I swear to god if it was more hype techno babel and nothing happens like the worlds fair and the world of tomorrow BS, I am going to
join Cobra and see someone take over the world or Nicola Tesla the crap out of it FFS.
Build a space corps of engineers academy at the UN and fill it with people taken from world talent. Attract gifted individuals away from ONLY defense
Make their aim at building an entire space born construction industry ahead of the push into deeper space.
They could undertake big projects like orbital debris cleanup; Satellite maintenance, construction and disposal; Space station construction and
maintenance; Scientific and exploratory mission support for all space agencies.
The list goes on. It would lessen the cost and give someone a hell of a lead.
Just some thoughts.
Lets try to be awesome. How ever we can.
edit on 6 28 2017 by tadaman because: (no reason given)