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MichaelPemulis wrote

I find the whole premise to be sickening. It is:

A) Incredibly costly, and thus pretty much the domain of rich, powerful white dudes. It's a socially acceptable fantasy that essentially reads as, "yeah, I find it okay to spend billions of dollars on juvenile bullshit while everyone else (i.e. people who failed to pull up their bootstraps) can suffer on a planet that increasingly resembles hell."

B) A colossal waste of resources and (I imagine) a huge contribution to our overall fucking of the planet. "Not only do we get to blast off in our awesome fantasy rocket, we did it by pillaging the earth for its resources without any consequences and left everyone else to starve/fight for crumbs! Woohoo!"

I'm not having a good day.