Re: Burning the Cosmic Commons

Red Hat Linux User (
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 09:07:31 +0300 (MSK)

Wei Dai writes:

> Wouldn't this pressure only apply at the borders? As each region
> concentrates its resources on its border, the interiors of such regions
> might be relatively untouched by the colonization wave. Perhaps that would
> explain why we haven't observed a colonization wave.

Where are the artefacts? Where are the global signatures (IR holes in the
skies)? If gods are microkelvin qubits, while is not everything
microkelvin qubits/stars extinguished? Or, at least, the hot
DownBelow populated by other kinds of replicators?

a) we simulation/experiment
b) no life within our lifecone (we lucky^999)
c) they all moved on to better things. we next?