RE: Epistemology

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Thu Aug 30 2001 - 00:17:47 MDT

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Lee Corbin wrote:

> That's why I said "very different galaxy" to try to maximize the
> alienness that *might* be encountered. We don't know that all
> elements were cooked in equal proportions through out the
> universe, and, though I agree that the chance is pretty slim,
> it's not impossible that we would find *somewhere* in the universe
> a substance that also had the usual characteristics of H2O we
> find in daily life.

A colorless low molecular weight liquid which can sustain Earth life yet
is not water? The chances are not slim, the chances are zero.

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