The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

If We Can Land on Mars ...

Mar 15, 2021

On the same exact day, February 18, we saw pictures of NASA landing a rover on Mars—and also saw the devastation of the Texas power grid failing in a storm.

Going to Mars is rocket science at its finest. Every imaginable problem is planned for ahead of time. How is it possible that this cannot be done for a power grid supplying 29 million people with basic electricity?

We have more than enough applied rocket science. What we need is applied social science, to lift us to a better way of organizing the fundamentals of our society.