Zero is pretty limited, yes. Also, there will never be a Martian colony. Ever. Put that fantasy to rest.
True. Nor are we "going to the stars". What a load of fantastical sci-fi rubbish. Generations of moron children raised on cardboard television sets depicting swashbuckling interstellar captains screwing green alien chicks. Grow up already.
The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, "I've got responsibilities."