Random Thoughts Indexed

Things we will be very embarassed to try to explain to the aliens:

our calendar

the way we have to live underground because it was more important to make money than keep our air and water safe

economic imperialism

our disposable transportation system

SAE ("Imperial") weights and measures


war over ideology

war over religion


ethnic (and regional, neighborhood, family) hatreds

trash on Mount Everest, trash on the moon!

that we pretend to "recycle" plastics


starvation and poverty

The QWERTY keyboard

Things we will - or should be - proud to show off to the aliens:

Our journey to the Moon and back

Our eradication of smallpox

8/15/01, and still adding things...

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© Huw Powell

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