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We may "kill" the planet, though history tells us even if we don't, a giant rock hitting the Earth wiped out the Dinosaurs so that could and probably will happen again. If we found a similar rock on the way today I'm not sure we could stop it unless we have decades to do so. But this alone should be enough reason to colonize another planet, to avoid the extinction of our species the way the Dinosaurs were made extinct.
Originally posted by Juan520
True anything is possible but also what if earth at one time was also a choice for a people that damaged thiere planet the reverse is possible too maybe they came here tbecause of the reasons you stated. Eventually we will go to mars and when we finnaly kill off this planet your absolutly right we could in a way terra form mars.
Originally posted by Aliensun
Juan. It would be highly unlikely that any type of explosion would "press corpses into the ground."
That concept defies realty. Neither heat or pressure would do that.
One famous, anonymous Hiroshima victim left only a "shadow", permanently etched into stone steps near a bank building.
Originally posted by Arbitrageur
However first I think we should determine if there's life already on, or "in" Mars (maybe in water just below the surface), and if there's life already there, maybe we shouldn't colonize it, and leave Mars to the Martian life that's already there.