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Should humanity establish colonies on Mars?
Humanity should colonize Mars.
Colonizing Mars provides an
to test out various utopian ideals.
Colonizing another planet is in line with the human spirit of exploration.
Mars colonization will help protect species (especially humans) against extinction level events.
Mars has benefits not found on Earth
Mars would lead to an explosion of scientific development. The results would lead to longer lives, more fulfillment, and more jobs.
Space colonization (starting with Mars) can boost the economy and the process of job creation from anywhere in the universe.
Such a major project fuels collaboration and unites people from all over the world. International and -racial solidarity might be strengthened by establishing international colonies on Mars.
Space colonization's the new space race
Other contenders (such as the Moon, Venus, Titan, Lagrange colony, etc.) are better choices.
Mars is not suitable for habitation. For example, the planet once had life, but could not maintain it. Evidence would then suggest that this would happen again without massive human effort to sustain viability.
People create devastation wherever they go. Martian colonization should not start or continue this process.
Colonising Mars will take an unbelievable amount of natural resources from Earth.
The voyage to Mars alone is riddled with difficulties (large and many) that moving there might not be worth the effort.
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