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People seemed to start denying the Apollo missions had
happened, or were happening, in about 1970, but in those
days the technology wasn't really there and the best they
could do was make Capricorn 1 and stuff. However, in
recent decades the internet and psychological manipulation
people a lot better at pretending nobody went
there than before. This is partly aided by the missions fading
Nowadays, I find my hope for the future of human space
exploration has been deferred so long that I can't bring
myself to believe that it's actually going happen.
Fortunately for me, and perhaps many others, we now have
a relatively well-oiled and functional machine for persuading
people Neil Armstrong and his friends never did what they're
Therefore, let's get in at the ground floor and build a better
space mission denial movement. Just as Artemis has
benefitted from fifty years of progress in technology, so
should the new Artemis denial movement. We can rebuild
Moon landing denial. We have the technology. We have the
capability to make the world's first bionic Moon landing
denial operation. Better than it was before. Better.
Stronger. Faster. We will even get the astronauts
themselves to stop believing they went to the Moon, and if
there's a lunar base, we'll set up a branch there.
It must be done.
Elon Musk talks about things including why he didn't pay taxes
skip to around 21:00 for the discussion of company valuation [Voice, Jan 22 2022]
The Six Million Dollar Man
Just in case anyone doesn't get the reference. [DrBob, Jan 22 2022]
||//in recent decades the internet...//
||There is no Internet. You knew that didn't you? Your computer and phone just have broadcast receivers in them and very clever AI. "They" send things for you to look at, and the AI responds to your interactions.
||You know, in a way I'd love that to be true.
||Neil Armstrong? Meanwhile, if men where meant to
go to the moon it would have been made out of
rock and not a type of flaky cheese.
||don't worry, Musk will spend all his money to get to Moon and
Mars just to avoid taxation