The Final Frontier

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Neville Briggs
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The Final Frontier

Post by Neville Briggs » Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:24 am

The Rosetta has landed
Way up on a comet
Cost a couple of billion;
give or take a few million.
But it's money well spent
It could possibly tell us
( or maybe won't tell us )
The secret of life.
Could they find while they're out there
A cure for Ebola ?
Just that medics in Guinea
Could use a few million.
Neville
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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by Maureen K Clifford » Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:45 pm

As in many things in life we are so busy reaching for that far off star we miss the one in front of our noses - thought provoking Neville - I think we would be far better off in many cases concentrating on today and let future generations take care of next week.
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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by Bob Pacey » Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Only one way to answer that Nev and Mausie.


"Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do."

- Jack Kerouac,
The purpose in life is to have fun.
After you grasp that everything else seems insignificant !!!

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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by Neville Briggs » Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:13 am

Maureen, if only we could all act on the belief that there are consequences. At the very least a please explain. ;) :roll:

And, Bob, the world says about them " away with him, get rid of him "
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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by warooa » Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:41 am

certain irony in all that money spent landing that tiny little space craft on that comet all those miles away from earth while we spend a million dollars a week looking for a Boeing 777 somewhere on the bottom of the Indian Ocean.

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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by Neville Briggs » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:34 pm

:lol:

I think you're right Matt, to the uninitiated it looks like bungling incompetence or sordid self interest but it is all a cunning plan for our benefit.
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Re: The Final Frontier

Post by Neville Briggs » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:22 am

:lol:
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