[ExI] drexler/sandberg paper

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 22:03:05 UTC 2020

On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 at 22:34, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> But any other civilisation is indeed likely to be a long way away from
> us and the light speed limitation will make communication very slow
> and physical contact would take hundreds of years. We would have to
> send an AI to represent us. Let's hope it doesn't tell the truth and
> let them know how terrible humanity is!  ;)
> BillK

Which leads to the thought -
If we are contacted by an alien civilisation, what are the chances
that they might be misleading us (lying) just as much as we lie to


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