Re: Fermi Paradox

From: Randall Randall (
Date: Fri Apr 26 2002 - 21:46:16 MDT

Brian Atkins wrote:
> Dani Eder wrote:
>>The following hypotheses can explain these
>>A) Civilization formation is extraordinarily rare, on
>>the order of 1 in
>>the entire universe.
> I think A & B have been eliminated AFAIK by known physics and other science.

Wow, it seems *way* too early to rule out A. Does anyone have good
reason to make any sort of claims about how likely intelligence is
to evolve, for instance, or how likely it is that amino soup will
evolve into something with metabolism?

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