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Re: Fermi's Paradox

From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul>
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2011 01:51:46 +0000
Archived: Sun, 09 Jan 2011 08:01:23 -0500
Subject: Re: Fermi's Paradox

>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2011 15:33:40 -0000
>Subject: Fermi's Paradox

>If intelligent life has arisen elsewhere, then logically -

>1) it is most likely to have arisen in many places;

>2) it is very improbable that humans were the first;

>3) it is extremely likely that some groups are tens or hundreds
>of millions of years more advanced than us.

>They then assume -

>1) that such advanced groups would have explored our galaxy;

>2) that such exploration would almost certainly mean Earth had
>been visited many times;

>3) that the `explorers' would have made themselves known to us,
>either directly or by leaving message(s) to be found by us
>(because each `visit' might be at intervals of more than a
>million years);

>4) That we haven't found any such messages (officially);

Perhaps we _are_ the message.


Gerald O'Connell

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