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Poll: Reasons To Live On Another Planet

Space – not only the final frontier, but also humanity's future, if we so choose. Out of these " Reasons To Live On Another Planet ", which one is the best reason to leave Earth?

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    Drew Barrymore in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    The Chance to Meet Aliens " Though we may be scared or curious, many people wonder about the nature of extraterrestrial life, and really who doesn't want to know if Aliens exist."
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    Blade Runner (1982)

    Creeping Overpopulation " As the population of Earth continues to expand, space travel could permit world governments to move a portion of people to other worlds or perhaps offer incentives for anyone willing to voluntarily travel off-planet."
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    Matthew McConaughey and Mackenzie Foy in Interstellar (2014)

    A Fresh Start " Everyone wants a second chance at one point or another; with the advent of space travel and the possibility of colonizing other worlds this option may become open to us all."
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    Donald Glover in The Martian (2015)

    Scientific Breakthroughs " Science is a magnificent thing and it would be nice for science to be recognized as such. a more scientifically driven and curious society is something to aspire towards."
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    Sandra Bullock in Gravity (2013)

    Being Lighter than Air Would be Fun " Weightlessness is arguably one of the most amazing parts of space travel and it can be a lot of fun as well."
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    Moon (2009)

    Advantages of a New Economy " With a new world comes opportunity, and with opportunity comes industry. various works of fiction speculate that should we pursue space travel inevitably we will begin to develop new industries from which to earn money."
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    Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

    A Time of Great Innovation " With new pursuits come new technology. To be able to live on another planet will require technological advancements such as atmosphere control, agricultural development and creating the ability to supply food and water."
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    2012 (2009)

    Avoiding Disaster " We all know how fragile life on earth can be, and how quickly it could all end. Moving from earth to a new planet could allow humanity to escape such an unpredictable catastrophe. (theoretically anyway)"
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    Sean Connery in Outland (1981)

    Resources Are Not Eternal " Precious metals and minerals won't last forever, oil is becoming more and more scarce and freshwater is disturbingly close to disappearing. New planets would potentially have untapped natural reserves for humanity to enjoy."
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    Avatar (2009)

    For the View "Just as we may move to a scenic countryside or to another country entirely to be able to explore and enjoy beautiful or exotic natural landscapes, so too someday we or our future children may have the option of experiencing of exploring, settling, or retiring to a totally new world of beauty. Humanity could witness landscapes or celestial views we can only now barely imagine, vistas not to be found on Earth, lush forests of exotic new plants and animals, the carvings of strange alien geology. We may see places of beauty that can inspire us artistically, awe our senses or provide for peaceful contemplation. We explore and see new things, and perhaps find a paradise."
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    Zoe Saldana in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

    Hot Alien Girls " Who hasn't fantasized about finding love with a mysterious foreigner? The potential for life on other planets may open up a whole new path to eternal happiness. Or maybe just a roll in the hay with a three-breasted Martian... "