Heeramandi: An Over Thought Out Review

Awaiting Inferno


Five billion years from now, the sun will expand into a giant red star that fills the entire sky. The sun will be so gigantic that the orbit of the Earth will be inside its blazing atmosphere, and the blistering heat will make life impossible within this inferno.

Unlike all other life-forms on this planet, which must passively await their fate, we humans are masters of our own destiny. Fortunately, we are now creating the tools that will defy the odds given to us by nature, so that we don’t become one of the 99.9 percent of life-forms destined for extinction.

I am currently 20 pages into reading The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny Beyond Earth, a book by Michio Kaku. And the ‘masters of our own destiny’ in the above para is in reference to the possibility that humans will one day figure out space travel and leave earth to escape extinction.

It did make me wonder, would we really be able to survive without other life forms that are currently aiding our life on earth?

Think about it, each life form that has survived on this planet, and is currently surviving, had and has a purpose.

We are living in this ecologically harmonic (taking the best case scenario, don’t want to get too morbid here) society and are thus able to survive. We have a food chain, where each life on the planet is playing a part.

So, if humans do manage to space travel someday and are selfish enough to just save themselves, without including other species, will we really be able to survive? There’s only so much machines can do, isn’t it?

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  1. Interesting thoughts. I would imagine we'd have to bring other creatures and plants with us, but which ones?

  2. We are a speck in the universe. Am sure this must be an interesting read

  3. If we survive and reached other planets, I an sure we will take other life forms with us. Who knows, maybe we will fined other lifeforms to into act with. New planets will have their own ecosystems.

  4. Very interesting. Would we really be able to survive…..? Human brain is so powerful that we will find a way to survive. 100 years ago, there was no airplane. 40 years ago, there was no computer. 30 years ago, there was no cell phone.

  5. I think it's all about evolution. Nothing can be ruled out. Just we are have evolved to the current state, we will evolved into something in the future.

  6. interesting take but i prefer to take selfish decision for we are the only species against nature and only one species that want to go beyond nature for all others live by and with nature so that the nature will train them to live in any condition in the future!

  7. "Noah" had taken so many animals & plants along on his "ark".
    I agree. We need to survive with all the species.
    The eco-system is very important.


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