[ExI] Watson on NOVA

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Feb 15 21:25:48 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 03:13:18PM -0500, David Lubkin wrote:

> I'm still pissed at Sagan for his hubris in sending a message to the  
> stars without asking the rest of us first, in blithe certainty that "of 
> course" any recipient would have evolved beyond aggression and 
> xenophobia.

The real reasons if that they would be there you'd be dead, Jim.
In fact, if any alien picks up the transmission (chance: very close
to zero) they'd better be farther advanced than us, and on a
faster track. I hope it for them.

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