john | Feb. 5, 2021, 5:25 a.m.
how absurd the world really is. Not because anything is actually rational, but because everything is reasonable. Take for example the actual threat that one day a meteor bigger than the size of a bus, could fly and hit us.
It would be large enough to actually destroy the world, or cause it some serious damage. Instead we scawble over nonsense. It's rather amusing that the greatest form of barter that was ever discovered was currency.
Instead of some one having to decided what it took the person to raise grow feed slaughter a chicken, they put a price on it, people agreed that what ever they gave up to acquire that amount of currency was a fair trade.
I'm unsure I could think of a better way, that is until resources get to be unlimited, which could happen if there is a form of energy developed cheaply enough in parallel to battery technology advancing to be able to support the now almost abundant amount of energy.
Although we are far from anything relevant to that, the threat of a meteor still exists. Like our
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