Tag: future

Dec 03

Humans, Super-Humans or Extinction?

In Brief — Humans arose from pond scum millions of years ago, progressed through stages to the place where they are today. Assuming progress continues, will humans become super-human or is extinction their fate? [Written in August/September 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Where Will Time’s Arrow Lead Humanity? — War, disease, famine or, alternatively, extended life, good health, …

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Oct 23

Humanity Toward the Stars

In Brief—As we are told that habitable planets are increasingly being discovered in the universe, the author examines whether humans are likely to visit those planets in the future. The Stars Beckon; Do We Measure Up?— Today must be a slow news day. The Times tantalizes us with a report that another possibly habitable planet …

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Jan 03

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home—Part 4

In Brief—Musings about what the author remembers, what he sees and experiences and what is found in the scrapbook. ————————————————————————————————————————- “Destinations” and an Unknown Future— My daily exercise walks down the corridor stirred me to think about what I have written and experienced since arriving at the Old Folks’ Home. It stirred me to remember …

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