The richest men are banding together on a space program -- without NASA -- to settle some of humanity (not all) on Mars and the moon. If you have followed Martin Kenny on YouTube, you will realize that "Mars" is the realm or territory over the Antarctic ice wall, the next one beyond ours. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Virgin Atlantic mogul Sir Richard Branson are pooling funds "to push humanity towards the final frontier."
Bezos: "We will have to leave this planet. We're going to leave it, and it's going to make this planet better. We'll come and go, and the people who want to stay will stay." He states that our society has to stop growing due to environmental constraints. He sells $1 billion a year of Amazon stock to fund his rocket company, which is "the most important work I am doing."
They're going over the wall, folks! And they're leaving us behind ... Read more here.