Asteroids, Comets, and Other Non-Planetary Objects

  • Peter Lothian Nelson
  • Walter E. Block
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Classical Liberalism book series (PASTCL)


These dwarf planets, comets, and large and small asteroids have their pluses and minuses. Mining is a main element of the former; them crashing into the Earth, the latter. Our friends the watermelon socialist environmentalists (green on the outside, but red on the inside), worry and whine about scientific breakthroughs and high technology ruining the planet, what with global warming, rising seas, pollution, and other such difficulties. They spend nary a moment on one hypothesis explaining the disappearance of the dinosaurs. Yet it is only high tech that serves as an insurance policy against such a calamity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Lothian Nelson
    • 1
  • Walter E. Block
    • 2
  1. 1.PL Nelson Engineering Inc.LakewoodUSA
  2. 2.Loyola UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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