This blog page is for discussion of issues about our society (ies), technologies, sciences. Time frames of interest span the spectrum from historical, through present, into future possibilities.
Civilizations rise, and thrive. Civilizations fall for various reasons. Others civilizations rise afterward. Knowledges previously known may be found again.
Note, also, that in a number of instances, science fiction literature, in the form of speculation and entertainment, may showcase some of the associated widely differing options. Some are warnings of about negative present or past experience. Others are about hopeful futures worth striving to obtain.
There are certainly a number of interactions to be observed. Some such as microbiology, medical tech, agricultural tech green revolution are positive.
Warfare (both hot and cold) and military tech. apps can, paradoxically, be both positive and negative. Hardly anything positive can be said for germ warfare development, nor for creating victims, by what ever means, during fighting. Military and aerospace tech., though, were the origins for the revolutionary improvements in consumer electronic goods / services such as personal computing, mobile telephony, internet.
In regards to energy sources and systems, we are in the midst of the Oil Age. It was not always so. It may change, one way or the other.
Outer Space is there around us, It can be accessible provided any groups decides the value on many fronts is, to them and neighbors, worth overcoming the difficulties. It need not remain just the realm for a very small handful of specialists & establishment insiders.
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