05/10/2012 08:39 am ET Updated Jul 10, 2012

Why Building A Death Star Is Just Not Worth It

I wish to address the most important policy question of the millennium: Should we build a Death Star? This debate picked up this year after some Lehigh University students estimated that just the steel for a Death Star would cost $852 quadrillion, or 13,000 times the current GDP of the Earth.

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