A project to get a permanent human settlement on Mars is underway, with thousands of applicants hoping to be the chosen few, to never step foot back on Earth.
I've read plenty about why these people are foolish, to even consider emigrating to a new planet.
Humans are conquerors, explorers, inquisitive, amongst other traits. From the day we take our first steps, we try to
access areas restricted by parents.
As soon as we are introduced to the outdoors unsupervised, we venture further, and further as each day comes. We see it, as a child, akin to an adventure.
Our exploration time diminishes as we advance in years, due to distractions, complacency, or both.