The debate of whether tax
should be used for
expeditions or not is yet to settle. While some people believe that it is equivalent to burning
, others disagree. I am inclined towards the former group, as we still have problems on
exploration can help humans find new elements, but
there are some planets where rare rocks are found in abundance. Whereas, Gold, which is the most precious element, is scarce on
. It is
the basis of how we calculate the wealth of countries.
, there are planets in our solar system which have gold in abundance. If we can mine and bring resources back to
, the wealth of the world will increase many folds.
, we may find materials which will help us make better products for the people. To illustrate, batteries today are at a stage where any breakthrough is not expected because the longevity and capacity of a battery is dependent on the composition of the material used for the construction of its cells. In general, it all depends on luck.
we have made tremendous strides when it comes to medical and scientific knowledge, there are still problems in many parts of the world.
, more than 33% of women do not have access to hygiene products.
, around 10% of the children are out schools, and more than 20% face stunted growth because of malnutrition.
the cost of fixing these problems is not much, the
is being spent on
, because the technology used in a
shuttle and war missiles is quite similar, it may invoke an arms race between the countries. Overall, the
exploration can be spent to make the lives of the people better on
In conclusion, while
adventures could benefit us, the probability of success is very low, and we have problems on
that could use the
research. The public
should be spent for betterment of the people.