1. Cartoons are full of symbolism and emotionality, and not only that, the emotion is expressed visually and fantastically, in a way that's easy to grasp.Dawg, why do you have such an interest in the little mermaid, alice in wonderland, etc. You're a grown man.
Assuming the ocean fills with people or becomes uninhabitable, we'd be going to space anyway.I guess the main argument for space would be that symbolically, going up into the sky is more pleasant than submerging into the depths, becoming bottom feeders.
It's not just a size thing, it could be an issue of resource density and accessibility as well, like what if 10x more underwater space is required to produce food at such a depth, or what if undersea colonies can only easily be established in geothermal hot spots?The oceans aren't going to fill with people, they're pretty damn big. If they become uninhabitable of course we'd have to clear out but there's also a possibility they'll hold out much longer than the surface world.
Do you have anything constructive to say? I sort of envisioned ideas building off each other rather than yes no yes no. What have we learnt?
I want to crawl into your brain and die. What do you do for a living btw?I remember one Auburn stating something to the fact of: Terraform the Sahara before Mars.
Space is not the problem, resources are. You can cram humans into towers like termites and they'll go on fucking 'slong the water is drinkable and food is plentiful.
GM fungi, create farms in the unexploited caves of earth. GMd fungi stools grow large or uniform, bred to produce animal-like protein. GM seaweeds for underwater farms harvested by the needy or solar powered submersibles. Look at cities: Humans can be content with lack of space. Lack of sustenance a rebellion breeds.
Generate electricity by simple turbines for every home. Government distributes food and controls a set electricity qouta. Sewage systems are converted into biomass generators. If population growth continues unabated and technology matches it, expect communism in all but name. If not, expect localized anarchy and genocide, and then either a reset or merely the same old same old. Utopia? Some places perhaps, yes, as of now some cities can call themselves Utopian.
Once cheaper forms of desalination exist and food can be grown in great protoplasmic vats, we might all scurry into our concrete planet like satiated little rats.
Enhanced subjectively? I don't think you can do that with real currency.
This is about to devolve into a derail, but even if "real" currency is somehow objective, there's always a subjective interface between it and individuals that determines value.Enhanced subjectively? I don't think you can do that with real currency.
what do you mean by subjective interface though. Currency is just a denominator of value. It doesn't need to have value on its own. People have used all kinds of stuff as currency in the past: pebbles, seashells, salt, cigarettes, etc. It's just some stuff which comes in a limited supply and is agreed upon as a medium of value in a society. But you as an individual cannot unilaterally decide what that medium is, or what the exchange rate of that medium is against actual stuff like food and so on.This is about to devolve into a derail, but even if "real" currency is somehow objective, there's always a subjective interface between it and individuals that determines value.Enhanced subjectively? I don't think you can do that with real currency.
Unless there's something I'm not understanding, which is possible, in which case you should slap me with those facts.
Sure, there's a lot of clever people being born. But why would they be motivated to help humanity or even have an interest in things other than their own immediate lives?i think there's too many babies being born for a world changing genius not to be amongst them.
so i find it hard to believe that the land would ever become uninhabitable.
heck there's a baby that's been born already that will solve the fukushima disaster, think about that for a second.
Yes. True, altruism of effectuation is a rare extravagence among us. Irrational altruism or apathy(selfishness might be a congruent term) reign supreme.Why would people invest in a better future for human kind if they personally are able to profit in short term investments that benefit them during their short lives?
no no i specifically said "a world changing genius."Sure, there's a lot of clever people being born. But why would they be motivated to help humanity or even have an interest in things other than their own immediate lives?
Geniuses don't automatically want to work with or study topics that will improve humanity.
Even if they are interested, an interest and passion wont change people and people's desire for money and power. Why would people invest in a better future for human kind if they personally are able to profit in short term investments that benefit them during their short lives?
more often than not progress comes from those who initially started their journey outside the "elite" and likely paired with a trying upbringing, it teaches resolve.People don't have genius world changing ideas without the right conducive culture shaping them and many contributions from others.
well there's always plenty of reasons to forecast doom.I actually saw a documentary on plastic the other day. They pretty much concluded that loads of people are coming up with practical solutions but that it isn't enough without completely cutting out plastic production asap. It's already in everything and everyone in vast quantities. You've sort of won me over but I can still find reasons to forecast doom and misery.
interesting way of saying it.
when genetic engineering of people becomes a thing and joe public can make designer babies, what will the criminals do with that same technology?