Isaac Asimov's time-travel masterpiece The End of Eternity ends with a profound philosophical statement about the future of humanity. That, and Stephen Hawking's birthday got me thinking about the value of doing challenging things like settling Mars and other worlds.

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The End of Eternity:
Isaac Asimov, Time Travel and 'The End of Eternity' (NPR)
The End of Eternity (Wikipedia)

Stephen Hawking:
80th Birthday Google Doodle (Youtube)
Stephen Hawking (Wikipedia)

The Space Settlements Argument:
We Are Doing Space Colonization Wrong (Erasmo Acosta on Medium)

The Mars Argument:
Mars for All (Evan Plant-Weir at The Mars Society of Canada)
The Mars Society (Website)

Id, Ego, and Us podcast

Theme Orchestration by Tom Barnes
Art by Mike Topping –

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