March 11, 2008

Well We're All Going to Cinders

The COIN debate just doesn't seem to have the relevance it did moments ago when I was informed by the NY Times that the world has zero chance of long-term survival.

Dr. Smith called the new result “a touch depressing” in a series of e-mail messages. But “looked at another way,” he added, “it is an incentive to do something about finding ways to leave our planet and colonize other areas in the galaxy.”


“So,” he said, “I would be surprised if anyone were able to rescue the Earth again in a future paper.”

US Air Force, the time has come to earn your keep. Beam me up...