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Ouroboros

April 16, 2013

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A Sad Display I don’t know Raph Koster, but this story makes me kind of sad.  It makes me sad because of how pointless this debate is, and because the people who I generally would have sympathy for are coming across as childish, defensive, hateful, and cliquish.  Maybe someone can explain to me why this […]

The Difficulty of Being Cynical About Space Exploration

August 30, 2012

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At first glance, from a purely fiscal standpoint, space exploration seems like it should be one of the lowest fiscal priorities for a nation under incredible financial strain.  And that’s exactly where it is in the budget.  It hasn’t been appropriated more than 1% of the federal budget since 1993.  Granted, we are still talking […]