> Rob Harris Cen-IT wrote:
> > > You are both wrongly assuming that all technological civilizations
> > > have similar exponent courves in technological/population development.
> > > You are assuming that EVERY society will want to transcend, rather
> > > just staying at a comfortable early 21st century level. You are also
> > > wrongly assuming that following a singularity by some percentage of
> > > population that the rest of the population just dissapears.
> > >
> > Obscene assumptions that would normally be labelled the product of an
> > mind are order of the day around here, so it seems.
> As are ad hominem attacks, it seems. The only obscene assumption is your
> assumption that an alien civlization would not have any idea of what
> kinds of technologies primitive societies will develop to communicate
> with. Inane. Banal.
I wouldn't class my contribution as an attack, but in both cases I think we'll have to agree to disagree on this one......
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