From: J. R. Molloy (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Jan 18 2002 - 09:31:51 MST
From: "Dickey, Michael F" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I remember plenty, but I do not remember anything saying 'We shall not ever
> contact alien species'
I've read it twice. Both times from you.
I still think it's easier for religionists to believe in contact with "alien
species" than it is for scientists to believe it, because unlike religionists,
scientists require evidence.
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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI,
non-sensory experience, SETI
We move into a better future in proportion as the scientific method
accurately identifies incorrect thinking.
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