Mars 2040

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Mars 2040

Post by landrew » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:16 pm

The National Geographic channel is running a low-budget TV show, set in the 2030s about a future Mars colony. Cheap special effects, humanistic story lines, and a big helping of environmental proselytizing. I'm finding it worth watching, even though some parts of the plot are really a bit absurd. For example, after 10 years of terraforming, Mars already has clouds. That's more than a stretch I'd say.
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:32 pm

I've enjoyed the show as well. Been somewhat hit or miss. I enjoy the current dilemma of the government based space force having to "share resources" with later arriving for profit corporate conglomerate employees. A bit trite and shop worn...........but...........most likely what would happen?

.............and 2040 is too soon for anything. Probably be Yellow Vests rioting in the streets just to preposition half the supplies needed for the first arrivals.
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:44 pm

TV shows always degenerate into soap operas.
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by TJrandom » Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:15 am

Fascinating that on Mars they already have an entertainment industry… and get so bored that they watch soaps....

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Re: Mars 2040

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:30 pm

Mars. Long way to go to die.
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:00 pm

I've been traveling toward death for 68 years.
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by TJrandom » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:32 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:00 pm
I've been traveling toward death for 68 years.
Same here...

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Re: Mars 2040

Post by landrew » Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:30 pm

TJrandom wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:32 pm
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:00 pm
I've been traveling toward death for 68 years.
Same here...
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Re: Mars 2040

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:36 pm

ha, ha...........ok.............I'll go contra. I keep traveling toward hope, dreams, and future fulfillment. I have noticed Death tracking me though, and he does seem to get closer year after year. Having no alternative, thats fine with me. Its disease or stroke that I fear.....or tripping.
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