How Terraforming Will Work

A lot of great thinkers are warning that if humans are to survive as a species we are going to have to find another planet to live on. Terraforming, or engineering a planet to maintain all of the ingredients to sustain life, seems to be the answer.

The Professor: We have a "moral obligation" to terraform other planets

There's a big debate over whether exporting democracy is a sound idea. On the one hand, you've got all the good things that come with it, like egalitarianism, the rule of law and kids holding hands and skipping everywhere. On the other hand, you've got free markets, corporate exploitation and homogenization.