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Really appreciate that post.
Puts a couple of things in new light.
you're welcome! 8)
Saying this I'm also highly critical about many aspects of globalization, if standards to control the dark sides of capitalism are just bypassed.
Greedy entrepreneurs cut the woods abroad because otherwise they would be forced to plant new trees at home, this not only in a figurative sense!
And often only a small local elite gets a profit from deserted regions and polluted rivers!
But there is no need to blame the simple people there, when politics fail to work and consumers prefer to buy child labor products to safe a dollar or two...
(And I assume no children are sold into slavery to weave new MS gadgets in Bangalore... ;-)
The moon would crash into the Earth
The moon would breakup at the Roche limit
The wire would turn the Earth into a giant electromagnet
The Earth would turn into a giant yo-yo.
The moon would orbit every ~24 hours, significantly changing the lunar calendar
The centripetal force would rip out the Earth's core
All man-made satellites would be destroyed, causing great havoc
Moon landings would become significantly easier
The rope or wire would break, no matter how strong it was
The Vulcans would show up for First Contact causing yet another revision to the timeline
The Galactic Police would snip the rope and put the Earth on probation
Some idiot would get terrible, terrible, rope burn
We finally get those golf balls back
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