Re: Hyper Drive

From: Randall Randall (
Date: Thu Jan 19 2006 - 09:30:33 MST

On Jan 19, 2006, at 10:29 AM, Dani Eder wrote:
> One of the possible resolutions to the paradox is that
> civilizations always self-destruct when they reach a certain
> level of technology. There are many other hypotheses
> to resolve the Fermi Paradox, but that one is not good for
> our future.

Isn't the simplest explanation just that some step or steps
in the development of life or intelligence are extremely
unlikely? That temporarily solves the problem, which exists
even for very sublight civilizations, and is potentially
verifiable in the lab, later.

Randall Randall <>
"It's alright, it's alright, 'cause the system never fails;
  The good guys are in power, and the bad guys are in jail."

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