Re: more desperate self-glorification....
Sun, 28 Nov 1999 00:07:06 EST

In a message dated 11/24/1999 11:25:51 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Consider the number of stars in this galaxy, and then the number of galaxies

> in the universe, and then the fact that our galaxy is far from the most
> outward-lying (ancient). For us to be No.1 in this universe would be quite
> incredible luck. In fact, I'm sure I couldn't even write the odds in
> standard form and fit all the digits on all the computers on earth.

Again, we have no other example but our own existence. We might have 2-4 hundred billion stars to comprise the galaxy, or even tens of trillions to comprise the Local Group, that contain a rich number of earth-like worlds. Until something develops that can reason and create technology; its a grand guessing-game.