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How To Stop Living In A Crapshoot

We are not a race. We are a community. We are a place. We are all equally valuable and valuable in unique ways… and we need to get better at accepting each other. This article is meant to facilitate those relationships, especially the ones where I feel I need to remind people what I know… but that is the nature of being human.

Humans are not a race. If you ask anyone living on Planet Earth where any given population lives, you will be met with the answer to that question. As we travel the planet, we come across humans in so many forms ranging from impoverished nomadic families to wealthy urban populations that we call “urban slum”. Each human inhabiting planet Mars may be vastly different in appearance and behavior from another. That said, if you took every individual on Mars from Earth and put them on a planet that looked anything like Mars, they would be a bit different.

It is also important to understand that the planet Mars, or this entire solar system is comprised of only one Earth like globe. As such, there is no reason to assume that all of its inhabitants are the same. A common theme in this post will be exploring a variety of different races and the way that they interact with one another. As the author writes, we are always in relationships with individuals that do not fit our mold, so there are no right or wrong answers for any given situation. The human race as a whole will never understand a single person’s motivations so the best we can do is understand the behaviors of the people from across the globe.

How Is Mars Different From Earth?

Here we look at how Mars differs from this world we call Earth, a world that has only one other planet in its solar system.

Mars is much closer to the sun

This is a bit of a controversial topic due to an interesting quote attributed to Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). Poe’s quote in itself does not provide any evidence to support this concept, but it is the reasoning behind the quote that does provide the best understanding for me. Here is the quote in context: “It is very difficult to conceive that any body or thing which has one single point of contact by which it can be known with accuracy, would have more than one, and that each point of contact could not come from anywhere else. When I consider Earth, which, for instance, has one sun. The earth itself has many rays, and each one of these rays has one point of contact which gives it its name. One sun is the sun of the southern hemisphere and the sun of the northern hemisphere. On the other hand, there is a Sun in the northern portion of the earth, which is not the Sun in the southern portion, and these rays of the Sun in each of the northern portions come from the sun in the southern portion. But there are not more than two of these rays in the whole of the whole of the earth, and all of these rays and the point of contact which determines their names, have come from the one point of the Sun on which we live.

How does that make sense? Does that make any sense at all? I think it does.

The first point of reference we have to any of the planets is the sun. By extension, we could easily assume that there is one sun in the solar system. This is not correct though. The universe is full of other stars with planets. We know almost nothing about the exact mass and distance of all of these stars, but we estimate they are probably around 50 percent or more the same mass as our sun. This means that our sun may be some 50 percent smaller, but still around the same mass as almost 1/3 of these stars. This would mean that Mars, which is about 100 times the mass of the sun, may be close to a third or one third the size of our sun. If Mars were the size of the sun, and it were the only other planet in the solar system, it would still be around one third the size of the sun.