Re: Fermi Paradox in the news

Date: Tue Oct 24 2000 - 16:45:11 MDT

Jason writes, quoting Hal
> > But until then, a single observation that intelligent life exists does
> > not really shed light on the probability that other such life exists.
> Sure it does. It doesn't shed as much light as TWO observations that
> intelligent life exists, but it sheds a helluva lot more than ZERO
> observations that intelligent life exists, which is why it's got a lot more
> going for it as a theory than belief in a supernatural creator.

All it tells you is that the probability is greater than zero. Do you


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