When people ask me to praise I tell them Jim Hendrix and Stevie Vaughan are great.
My uncle had this happen to him recently but it was on the other foot, his uncle was Baptist, but his wife had him cremated and they didn’t have a service. I told him it’s all about the memory your memory of him not what happens after death.
I was born in Louisiana and raised in the mountains of NC. Both of which were relatively hostile environments for a non-Christian. I believe that science and the spiritual may coexist harmoniously because neither directly influences or even truly concerns the other, if one allows each its own scope and sphere of influence in regards to phenomena. I find it difficult to truly engage communities and social , and I tend to keep to myself for the most part. I'm not anti-social so much as socially avoidant. I'm usually willing to engage in conversation, and on an individual basis I find people interesting and enjoyable. RationaI Existentialist / Zen Nihilist BA in Cultural Anthropology
Satellite launches are very costly, both in terms of money and time. Spots on the orbital ring are finite, and a lot of governments will likely impose blackout coordinates because governments and militaries require a certain opacity to function properly. A lot of governments will also take action to forestall or co-opt oversight of the system. The gradual progression towards a global surveillance state run by corpirate (originally a typo but on consideration I think I'll leave it) neofeudalism as business interests buy out governmental debts over the next 50 years is not an unrealistic possibility.
Soon to be a college graduate, then it’s off to med school. Currently a CNA, trying to get my bachelors.