[ExI] fermi question alive and well

Dave Sill sparge at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 14:39:39 UTC 2019

On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 11:19 AM John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> For the zoo hypothesis to be true ET would have to somehow circumvent the
> Second Law Of Thermodynamics (where does the waste heat from ET's
> civilization go and why can't we find it?)

Maybe they don't waste it.

> and they go to the trouble of performing this superhuman majical task for
> the sole purpose of keeping ape descendants on a small planet ignorant of
> their surroundings.  This all seems somewhat unlikely to me.

Maybe they don't care about hiding from us: either hiding from specific
others or just being cautious, or not intentionally hiding.

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