Re: Our rocky solar system may be rare

J. R. Molloy (
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 13:38:41 -0700

Brian Manning Delaney wrote,
>Personally, I'd be delighted to find out we're unique, perhaps
>even absolutely so. It greatly lowers the odds that we'll
>destroy ourselves. (Apparent absence of aliens has many possible
>causes, though.)

Yes, absence of aliens may indicate that intelligent life eventually destroys itself and its environment. EOM