RE: SETI/ASTRO: MBrains/JBrains & Globular Clusters

From: Reason (
Date: Wed Jul 18 2001 - 02:44:41 MDT

> > Well, if you expect all advanced others to be utterly Darwinian
> > and expansive then your argument seems tight.
> Actually, the problem exists if *at least one* advanced alien species,
> anywhere in our past light cone, is either (a) Darwinian or (b) Friendly.
> Now, I personally would expect Singularities to be either Darwinian or
> Friendly, with little or no grey area. If all Singularities check 'none
> of the above' then something really strange is going on. In fact, I think
> it's pretty safe to say that *any* resolution to the Fermi Paradox implies
> something really strange, unless we're all missing the obvious.

What about that colonization simulation derived from the evolution of
bubbles in fluid which showed that any colonization or other attempt to
influence areas of spacetime will always leave gaps? That seemed to leave
room for a neat local solution to the FP without invoking strangeness.

And of course, I can't find the damn thing online now. Grrr.


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