From: Dani Eder (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 01 2004 - 07:59:36 MDT
>...assuming a replication time
> of a week and instant
> >anywhere FTL, two years suffices to put a starter
> seed in every system.
> >Every system. Anywhere. We should hope no FTL of
> this kind is possible.
> Very good point. Sheesh. A whole fricking universe
> of paper clippers in
> nothing flat.
This is a fast version of the Fermi Paradox -
the fact that we don't observe the universe filled
with replicant copies of something is evidence that:
Either FTL travel is impossible, or
expanding STL replicators (biological or machine)
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