[ExI] fermi paradox- weighted summary

Seien seienchan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 02:59:43 UTC 2007

On 04/12/2007, John <desertpaths2003 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> i apologize in advance for my non-blackberry internet cell phone
> connection which does not format well here. why must we think that
> intelligent alien races would either self -destruct from civil war or if not
> that, give up expansionism to become virtual lotus eaters? Lol  The great
> powers out there may frown on macro-engineering projects as being a scar on
> the natural beauty of the universe and that is why we don't see it.  Or they
> may have technology so advanced that they simply do not need dyson sphere
> sized solar collectors, etc..  Perhaps they have gone post-singularity and
> have bored into other planes of existance so young races like ours have room
> to develop.  They may be cosmic ecologists at heart.  I believe intelligent
> alien life is out there and may even be aware of us and have our location
> marked down on their maps as being off limits for now.  Humanity may be
> voracious in its appetite to devour and reshape nature but that may not be
> the
> case out there.  I suspect for ages to come sentients will find it amusing
> that we dared to think humanity could be alone in such a vast
> universe.                     John grigg

What is your reason for believing this? All I see is a typical vein of
anti-human insinuations running through an otherwise entirely speculative

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