[FPSPACE] Use of Moon
markkramer1 at verizon.net
Mon Apr 30 15:02:21 EDT 2007
I'm an occasional reader here, and I have observed Mr. Grondine's posts for
the last few weeks with interest.
I have no dog in this fight, but I can say this to Mr. Grondine:
You need to step back and read what you have written. While your points may
or may not be valid, the way you make them is too often nasty or rude or
both. An adult should be able to explain without bullying or belittling
those who have different views.
It's just unpleasant to come across your postings, and I think they have, to
some degree, scarred the collegial nature of this listserv.
I have the strong suspicion that I am not the only reader here with these
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You have a peculiar inability to discuss space policy in a civil tone.
What the Chinese do matters to policymakers, but not to the degree required
to fund a return to the moon by American astronauts. Ditto the asteroid
which I understand full well - better than you do, I think, based on your
postings. In any case, the asteroid threat has nothing to do with the moon,
reasons I've already explained several times.
Reality - be in it.
David S. F. Portree
author & educator
dsfportree at aol.com
Flagstaff Arizona USA
DSFP Altair VI blog
DSFP Earth & Sky blog
"It's like when you're a kid, the first time they tell you that the world's
turning and you just can't quite believe it because everything looks like
standing still. I can feel it - the turn of the Earth. The ground beneath
feet is spinning at a thousand miles an hour, the entire planet is hurtling
around the Sun at sixty-seven thousand miles an hour, and I can feel it.
falling through space, you and me. Clinging to the skin of this tiny little
world, and if we let go..." - The Ninth Doctor
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