Re: Dyson 1, Tipler 0

Anders Sandberg (
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 12:33:04 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 13 Jul 1997 wrote:

> In a message dated 97-07-12 22:31:08 EDT, you write:
> << 'm somewhat disheartened to report that the universe seems to be open.
> The Big Crunch and its Omega deity are therefore off the agenda, >>
> Does that mean that the steady state model as postulated by Eric J. Lerner
> (The Big Bang Never Happened) is more Credible <than it was earlier>?

Not much; a closed universe rules out the steady state but an open
doesn't give any more information abouth whether the steady state
holds or not. Personally I doubt steady state theories since they
make the Fermi paradox much worse.

Anders Sandberg Towards Ascension!
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y