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SheilaC's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by SheilaC

I can think of two ways to get people to live on a moon base without blue skies, oceans etc. 1) Don't give them any choice, like the first Europeans to arrive in Australia (NB, I'm not recommending this, just saying it's been done and could happen again) or 2) wait until the environment on Earth is so degraded (at least for some people) that the moon base is more attractive. Would you rather your kids had blue skies or food? Think of the numbers of people who leave the countryside for cities already. Come to think of it there's a third way - convince them that God wants them to go. That populated Jamestown, at least briefly.

Sat, 05 Mar 2011 20:47:59 UTC | #599125