[extropy-chat] Space: The Final Constraint

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Jun 13 20:23:52 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 01:12:42PM -0700, Damien Sullivan wrote:

> > Because the process starts here, and while it will leap into space
> > it doesn't mean Earth surface will see industrial-strength pollution
> > of a postbiological culture.
> I assume you mean "won't see".

> This is a choice, not a law of nature.

I'm arguing it is a law of nature, inasmuch it directly 
follows from an evolutionary scenario. I'm not very happy
about this, but unfortunately I'm yet to see a plausible
mechanism proposed by which we can maintain a low profile.
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