Re: Another Take on the Fermi Paradox

From: Christian Weisgerber (
Date: Wed Dec 25 2002 - 08:52:03 MST

Gary Miller <> wrote:

> What about the Roddenberry's Star Trek scenario? Upon attaining
> technology the civilization is inducted into a galactic federation who
> has a non-interference directive in place to avoid tampering with
> adolescent cultures not yet ready for first contact.

So why don't we see them going about their interstellar business?
No stellar engineering, Dyson shells, or spaceships crisscrossing
between stars. Astronomers may not exactly be looking for this,
but if there was much going on, somebody would have noticed by now,
I guess.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                

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