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Comment: SubjectsInCommentsAreStupid (Score 5, Informative) 139

Will you ever get it right? Will you ever get the fucking title right?
They did not fail to predict.
They said we (yes, i was there at the time) could stay home since the likelihood of a strong earthquake was not heightened by the preceeding MONTHS-long swarm.

Comment: Re:SubjectsInCommentsAreStupid (Score 1) 549

I do realize the time scale and i agree about the need of having a "backup humanity". I'd go as far as having colonies way outside the solar system too. Though i don't think these colony can rely on confined habitats. I don't think they can be self-sustaining. Too many things will go wrong. At most they can be good up to a thousand years (very optimistically speaking) but after that you're gonna need a proper planet to thrive, especially if we're talking millions of people.

No one gets sick on Wednesdays.