The phenomenal rise of men in technological advancement has propelled mankind to the edge of outer space. Exploration of outer space has become the norms these days.
Seven years ago, Professor Stephen Hawking insisted that mankind must move to outer space within a century or face extinction. It is understandable such thoughts are motivated for the survival of mankind.
Two years ago, an article appeared on the Science ABC site giving several reasons justifying the need to colonize outer space.
In fact, discussions on colonizing outer space has gone on for many years. Many articles relating to this issue are found on the NASA website.
Last year, according to Future Travel Today, several reasons were put forth why we must colonize outer space.
In March this year, the Smithsonian Magazine published an article discussing the issues of colonizing other planets and who should be in charge.
Man’s desire to colonize outer space is inevitable. This is especially so with the recent crisis on weapons of mass destruction whether originating in Iran in the Middle East or the threat posed by the North Korean Regime indicating nuclear war with the US is imminent. There is no lack for such aspiration even without man threatening to kill one another into extinction.
However, the Holy Bible does have something to say about outer space beyond the reach of human abode for centuries. In the very beginning of God’s revelation with regards to the creation of this present heavens and earth, outer space has been indicated as a domain that the Lord did not give a pass during the six days of creation. Continue reading Colonize Outer Space