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Jose Canseco Has A Great Theory About Outer Space And The Future Of Humanity

Hugs for u, extra-terrestrials.

Posted on November 13, 2014, at 2:01 p.m. ET

The former MLB slugger who is currently best known for shooting off his own finger has some thoughts about yesterday's successful mission to land a probe on a comet.

Comet Transport is the key to our survival .

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Comet Transport is the key to our survival .

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His theory:

Comets are faster than anything we could ever build and have their own power solving are two problems

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Comets are faster than anything we could ever build and have their own power solving are two problems

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Galactic Beings have used comets as star taxis for eons

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Galactic Beings have used comets as star taxis for eons

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Opens up new business like galaxy touring cruising, asteroid mining, interstellar trade, and planet colonies

Jose Canseco@JoseCansecoFollow

Opens up new business like galaxy touring cruising, asteroid mining, interstellar trade, and planet colonies

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If Earth can control the comet transport system we will run the Milkyway. Think about that

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If Earth can control the comet transport system we will run the Milkyway. Think about that

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Essentially, Canseco believes we have the potential to regulate the celestial bodies that blast through the Milky Way, like any other industry.

The important subtext here in Canseco's assertion that we must make a move to "run the Milkyway" is that he believes there is a competition for control of the galaxy.

Best of luck out there, scientists.

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