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Career, Space, MIC 

I'm definitely still working my way through this one, but leaving the space industry soon has my in my thoughts.

One of the hardest realizations for me is that working in a mostly-positive subfield of an industry that is essentially a giant military industrial subsidy does not a greater good make. In fact, mostly what you get are halfass attempts at science from folks that would rather be working at furthering fascism.

Career, Space, MIC 

And it's weird leaving a "dream job" for something more boring. Although at this point I'm convinced that the new job will, at least, make the world bad at a slower rate than the space job. And give me the brainspace I need to learn and do more in the service of making the world better.

Career, Space, MIC 

@Zuph Oh wow, that sounds like a really intense journey, honestly. I deal with similar thoughts every day. I hope you can make some time for journaling, sounds like you have valuable insights, maybe could share them too.

Career, Space, MIC 

@Zuph Thanks for sharing these thoughts. They're valuable to those who dream of the stars, but are uneasy about the space exploration's ties to the military. I admire you for getting to that dream job. I hope you find something that you feel good about working on.

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