Re: Another Mystery Person
- --- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, Ken Kifer <kenkifer@k...> wrote:
> Very oddly this forum has received several posts from people whohad never
> posted before or since, all opposed to comments against the spaceprogram!
>I lurk regularly and have been carfree for several years. I'm not
opposed to comments against the space program but I am opposed to a
blanket condemnation of the space program as I feel that not only do
we learn from it but it fills a need for exploration and hope for
many people. Saving the snail darter just isn't going to cut it as a
final frontier for most people. I think we need to not only save the
earth but also look out to the stars. If we neglect either we will
deny something in us that both wants to protect our home and go into
- Hi Rachel,
Looks like these conspiracy theorists think that everyone's lives
revolve around the Internet. I'm lucky to have time to read this
group once a week, time to post is even rarer. Isn't it silly how so
many people who's lives do revolve around the Internet are so afraid
of anything new? Most of us do have a need for exploration and I try
to cultivate that in my students, but there are always some that keep
:De Clarke, Software Engineer UCO/Lick Observatory, UCSC:
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- --- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "Barbara Watson <babswatson2000@y...>"
> ... these conspiracy theorists think ... Isn't it silly how soAll I seem to see from Barbara is vague dismissals and demeaning
> many people who's lives do revolve around the Internet are so afraid
> of anything new? ... always some that keep
> turning inward...
pejoratives. Rachel did mention the advancements that we obtain from
space research, but I still haven't seen any substantive support for
massive scale asteroid mining and thousands of space factories to
maintain the current population levels. BTW, I am for space
exploration in many forms, having performed mission planning and
engineering on the Space Station and am an active amateur astronomer.
No conspiracies or fear here.
- On 5 Mar 2003 at 17:08, De Clarke wrote:
> http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=573&ncid=757&e=3&u=/nNot impressive. RPG (Soviet rocket propelled grenade) launchers are
>German security officials have rated the car "B6/B7," meaning the
>vehicle can withstand fire from weapons as powerful as an M16 or
>Kalashnikov AK47 rifle.
rather common. If I was planning to murder anyone inside such a car
it would no doubt not be difficult to get hold of one from some under
paid person in the former Soviet Bloc.
>Drivers of a particularly nervous disposition can start the engineNot much use if the explosives are wired to a motion detector.
>by remote control before they get in to ensure no explosives are
>wired up to the ignition,
To get back to car free such pseudo-security is probably counter-
productive. Far better for the so-called very important person to
travel round on a bicycle.
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