RE: Skeptics and extropians

From: Dickey, Michael F (
Date: Thu Jan 17 2002 - 07:46:54 MST

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From: J. R. Molloy []
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 2:59 PM
Subject: Re: Skeptics and extropians

"Shermer's Last Law" (and for the last time, it is hoped):
> Although science has not even remotely destroyed religion, Shermer's Last
> Law
> predicts that the relationship between the two will be profoundly effected
> by
> contact with ETI.

"In contrast, contact with ETI would shatter science completely, because it
would refute the very laws of physics (which I don't expect to happen)."

Um, which Law would that be? "We shall never contact an alien species" I
dont remember reading about that law in any physics books.


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