Jul 6, 2016

No, Humans Will Never Achieve Interstellar Travel

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Assumption upon assumption upon assumption…

With a side order of totally flawed logic, hold the mayo.

This post originally appeared on Quora: Will humans achieve interstellar travel?

NO. Never. Not ever, even 100 quadrillion years from now. Never. Clearly, what follows is just my highly speculative opinion. It seems to bother people. Some call it pessimistic. Some call it overly optimistic. Whatever. Just my thought.

Should our species remain extant for the next thousand years —meaning we don’t kill ourselves with bio-engineered plagues, or Yellowstone doesn’t erupt and kill us all, or a KT-like impact doesn’t happen— we will eventually cease being “human” in a few centuries.

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