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Comment Can we stop this ? (Score 4, Insightful) 155

Let's go back to the moon and stay in high orbit.

Let's stop pretending humans can survive in deep space or or Mars.
It doesn't take a week of reading articles @ JPL to realize we're not built for longterm weightlessness or different gravities.
Let's send remote devices that can do our bidding now.

Maybe one day when we start either manipulating our DNA or build ships with artificial gravity....but landfall is going to be unhealthy
and not in anyone's lifetime that can even see this page. It's all a con.

Comment Re: Now that's just evil (Score 1) 515

" get used to fighting with settings to turn it all off"

Yeah, we call that "Locking down the OS" and I don't want to be on the team that will have to do that here.
No, this Gov Shop is full of seasoned techs that would love to see everything go Linux and open profits, just upgrading costs.
Saving the day ? We can't even get enough people to look at Politician's Platforms in an intelligent manner pre-voting, how the hell
are you going to get that many people to look at their processes in task manager once in a while, or understand they're being lead
astray into 1984 with this ?

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