posted on Oct, 20 2011 @ 12:42 PM
Assuming this was a ligetiment contact and not a prank, I can think of several reasons NASA would want to train astronauts in medival(primitive)
1. It's a hell of a way to excercise and develop muscle memory.
2. NASA knows something we don't. Either it's something coming at us, or somewhere the "astronauts" (or chrononauts) are going to encounter.
3. It's just something that is good to know.
How many of the readers of this thread can use a bow? Not a compound, but a stick bow. Can you make arrows for said bow? I can.
How many of you can wield a sword of any type, and feel confident that you can, at least, injure your opponent?
How many of you can use a lance, a spear, or a battleaxe to defend yourself? (I feel comfortable with the spear, but I'm not so sure about the
Without descinding down to the level of clubs and rocks, there may be situations where firearms are not practical, andf we my have to get back to
Hell yes, I'd prefer my 9mm and my 12gauge, but we don't always get what we want. Sometimes we have to do with what we have, or int the words of
Mick Jagger, "sometimes you get what you need."