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|User Info||How To Commit Planetary Suicide; entered at 2018-11-08 10:17:04|
Registered: 2015-05-03 Vancouver WA
The ability to think and reason is why we are the dominate species on this planet. Along the way our ancestors saw that under the right conditions seeds grow and that they could control those conditions. No more need to be constantly following the crops. Life is good. Until another band of people decide they want the other groups food.|
Farming led to and will continue to lead to some wonderful technological advances, but war to take from others has lead to even more meaningful technological advances. Without war, we would not have needed to defend ourselves and our technological advances would have been stunted.
And at least here on our little planet, every time a more technicality advanced society sees the lessor advanced society, they have taken their stuff, until the lessor advanced comes up with the technology to properly defend themselves or they get wiped out, either by total destruction n or assimilation.
Sure there are always peaceful people in every society that want to "help" others, but at the end of the day it has always been the war like people who win the day.
So what on earth makes these scientists think that any society that has been able to achieve the level of technology for even interstellar did not get there by learning to conquer the others on their planet first.