It is not wise to colonize on Mars (Motivation of colonization on Mars…
It is not wise to colonize on Mars
The natural environment on Mars is so different from that on Earth and Mars is not suitable for humans to lvie.
People have to wear the pressure suits and live in dooms so that their daily activities can be conducted.
There is not enough water for people on Mars
The atmosphere on Mars is so thin that people are easily to get hurt from ultraviolet radiation.
One possible way is terraforming, which could realize colonization on Mars. But the cost is too huge and almost impossible to realize.
Motivation of colonization on Mars
Prepare for any Disaster that could happen to the Earth
utilitarian interests of obtaining resources in space
escaping from Earth
building utopian societies
the psychosocial interest in meeting a challenge or pursuing an adventure
Difficulties people will encounter on colonization on Mars
It is very difficult to get water from Mars.
The ecosystem is so different on Mars that people are incapable of adjusting to it.
The costs of researching on setting up a colonization on Mars are huge.
The gravity on Mars is 38% percent less than that on the Earth so that it could have some negative influences on people's health.
Opposition from Moral perspective of view
The Principle of Scientific Conservation requires that destructive or significantly invasive investigation of an object of scientific interest is morally permissible only when they would not cause any harms to the natural environment.
Everyone should pay attention to their behvaiors in the wild.
Colonization on Mars might bring harmful consequences to the ecosystem of Mars, which violates the tread lightly principle.
The idea that it is the innate nature that humans should explore and colonize other planets is wrong.
Pay more attention to the environmental protection on the Earth
Research on setting up a colonization on the Moon, which is nearer and shares the similar environment of the Earth