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Old 01-09-2012, 09:23 PM
BrainGlutton BrainGlutton is offline
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Originally Posted by robinson View Post
In addition, some captivating social goal(s) (Survival of the human race! . . .) would be needed to keep the herd moving.
Space colonization. It makes no obvious sense economically, but it will ensure the long-term (as in, up to 10 billion years) survival of the human race. And our robot overlords too, of course.

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