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“Should tax dollars pay for billion-dollar “pure-science” projects like the Large Hadron Collider and the Hubble Space Telescope that have no practical benefit?” While “pure science” projects such as the Hadron collider and the Hubble telescope serve no immediate practical benefit for the world, the theoretical discoveries these instruments could uncover would open a new realm of scientific studies. Currently the United States spends nearly 700 billion dollars on our military while china with the second highest spending comes in around 100 billion. China is a striving military power in this world and yet they can flourish with a fraction of what we dedicate to our military. Of course national defense should take precedence over “pure science” but a line should be drawn when a gross misuse of tax dollars is spilled into one program. If the U.S. government didn’t feel the need to be the world police billions of tax dollars could be redirected into science endeavors like the Hadron collider. For all we know
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