Re: [asa] Space Cadet: Man must leave planet Earth

From: Pim van Meurs <>
Date: Fri Dec 01 2006 - 01:57:59 EST

Very Christian of you Janice...

On Nov 30, 2006, at 9:23 AM, Janice Matchett wrote:

> Falling into the "What can I do to scare the pants off the idiots
> again today so I can get them to help me advance my agenda",
> category, we have this offering:
> "...He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that scientists still
> have "some way to go" to reach his prediction in his bestselling A
> Brief History of Time that mankind would one day "know the mind of
> God" by understanding the complete set of laws which govern the
> universe. ...This set of laws, which will probably rely on theory
> that requires more than three dimensions of space and one of time,
> could be uncovered within 20 years ...
> Prof Hawking said that this knowledge may be vital to the human
> race's continued existence. [and]... disclosed his own ambition to
> go into space. "Maybe Richard Branson will help me," he said, a
> reference to the space tourism plans of Virgin tycoon Sir Richard
> Branson, using the privately built SpaceShipOne to take people into
> space from 2008."
> Hawking: Man must leave planet Earth
> Telegraph.Co.UK ^ | 30/11/2006 | Roger Highfield
> Posted on 11/30/2006 9:53:39 AM EST by COUNTrecount
> ~ Janice .... ".. keep the populace alarmed - and hence
> clamorous to be led to safety - by menacing it with an endless
> series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." ~ H. L. Mencken

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