The book plug at the end also seems like a split purpose for making the talk.
It comes with software that automatically reverts your edits and insults you.
... not like the future "beings" of this planet are going to be able to figure out how to read the damn thing - we've all see planet of the apes and how inferior those beings were.. good use to document everything if it is just a hologram on a piece of rock..
They'll probably just use the damn things to encode their own histories and over-write ours!
Hang on a second...
....but the Fish and crayfish didn't survive then!
There's no information given about the chordates and arthropoda in question.
That information might be classified.
They probably take Air Miles.
Yeah, but it's Virgin. The fuel surcharges will cost more than $200,000 to orbit and back if you use miles.
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