But there is much energy and raw materials to use elsewhere in the solar system, and eventually, he prophesies, there will be the “great inversion.” Instead of factories on Earth manufacturing sophisticated components that go into tiny machines that go into space, the heavy manufacturing will all be done elsewhere, and Earth, he joked, would be zoned for residential and light industrial use, allowing much of Earth to return to a more natural state. “It’ll be universities and houses and so on,” he said.

Source: Jeff Bezos Lifts Veil on His Rocket Company, Blue Origin – The New York Times

Jeff Bezos does know that this is not how the actual reality of humans exploring works, right? Right?