But this did give you an opportunity to be smug, so at least some good came out of it.
I'm sure that many, if not most, of the poor folk whom you have regaled thus are well aware of evolution and basic biological functions.
Let's say there is a machine that could take any ice cream flavor and modify it so it smelled like urine. Some might wonder "Why the hell does this exist??" You would likely explain, helpfully, "It exists to make ice cream smell like urine."
I look forward to not reading your response.
Doesn't it make more sense to test the building a colony on the Moon where it is easier to fix problems and send help?
No. That's like saying - instead of the Pilgrims going to the USA they should have moved to the Arctic ('cause it's a bit closer).
And if America had been a minimum of 140 times farther away than the Arctic, that might have been a bit harder decision...
Wishing without work is like fishing without bait. -- Frank Tyger