Re: SETI sci.astro.seti newsgroup created
Tue, 2 Nov 1999 12:15:33 EST

In a message dated 11/01/1999 3:40:47 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< How about today? If you were an ET here, and compassionate, but
determined to allow the civilization to develop roughly on its natural course, mightn't you still want to help those around you in a small way? >>

I can give you this much... If we had the technology to do so, and we came across a planet were there is the potential for intelligent life and it just needed a little genetic boost and some guidance... I think we would jump on it. There would just be too much to learn from it. Hell we would do it just because it's cool.