Re[3]: Is SETI dangerous?

From: Алексей Турчин (
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 16:02:07 MDT

No. I can say that they could do almost everything. But is the meaning of the word 'almost' here?

I should imagine here different scenarios and think abot thir safety:

1. They are already here. In this case SETI is safe because no radiowaves.
2. They have created all the world. Here SETI is not so safe because all the world could include many simulated civilizations. And maybe we live in the simulation which goal is to test radiowave agression scenarios.
3. They could send radiowave for million od light yesr, but can't (or don't! want!) send ships on that distance. This situation is most dangerous.

Using bayesian logic we should think that these variants have equal probabilities. (33 per sent)

Any way this means that radio SETI is or dagerous or useless.

Alexei Turchin

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Mahoney <>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:26:11 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Re: Re: Is SETI dangerous?

> --- Алексей Турчин <> wrote:
> > What do you mean by 'find'? That they fly to Earth? But it wull take much
> > more time then to travel with a speed of light by radiowave. If they are on
> > the another galaxy in millions light years, this difference will be
> > important.
> >
> > Alexey Turchin.
> If they are as advanced over us as we are over bacteria, then you can't say
> anything about what they can or can't do. Our whole universe could be one of
> their little experiments. You would have no idea. Your thoughts are just the
> execution of a program that they wrote.
> -- Matt Mahoney,

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