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Rotavele October 29th, 2014 6:12am

An asteroid is bound for earth that will wipe out humanity. We have a few civilian rockets to launch up to restore humanity post-impact. Should we send a few resource-loving yet intelligent Americans or a tribe that knows how to live off the land?

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catpillow Florida West Coast
10/29/14 4:24 pm

Send the people who are most able to survive and rebuild. I'd select clever, strong, healthy people with various skills. Survival, agricultural, medical, mechanical, culinary, child bearing... a bit of everything.

USA1st
10/29/14 3:53 pm

"The land" in space is far different than "the land" anywhere else.

skinner Wisconsin
10/29/14 11:46 am

It should be based on merit. The team must include survivalist, who may or may not be part of a tribe, but rather than basing admission on racial qualities we should focus on who will be best able to rebuild civilization.

skinner Wisconsin
10/29/14 11:48 am

Besides, I would imagine it would be a while before Earth is habitable again. Are these people even going to be able to return in their lifetimes?

TheMightyBoosh
10/29/14 10:11 am

If this asteroid is big enough to wipe out humanity, is the land still going to be the same?

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
10/29/14 7:27 am

I think some ppl are voting Americans out of hope they could be one...let me assure you NONE of us are being selected.

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Nemacyst No Lives Matter
10/29/14 5:35 am

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knetzere Illinois
10/29/14 5:25 am

The place that the tribe was used to will be destroyed. Send scientists engineers and doctors along with some books to read while the dust settles

rons screw politicians
10/29/14 5:24 am

A hippie commune would be nice. They know how to grow stuff.

Torfin Never Behind
10/29/14 2:28 am

Someone has been watching "the 100"

suppressedID That is my secret Cap
10/28/14 11:41 pm

The ecosystems in which the tribe is expert will be shattered, their knowledge will be limited. Humanity needs scientists and engineers to survive.

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/28/14 11:48 pm

Absolutely, and scientists also know that living off the land is the only way here.

smacc DunningKruger
10/28/14 11:17 pm

Really neither. I mix would be best.

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RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
10/29/14 4:43 am

I agree, a multiple strengths/talents approach.