Re: >H The Great Filter

Robin Hanson (
Sun, 25 Aug 96 11:04:21 PDT

Twirlip of Greymist writes:
>But Robin's point might have been the other way around -- eukaryotes
>need oxygen, and if they appear as soon as there's enough O2 in the
>atmosphere, well, there goes another part of the filter.

Yes, that was my point.

>Because they're scared silly (or rather, silent) of the berserkers.

It's not clear why the wouldn't let colonists out, as long as they
too tried to be quiet.

>Now, even if you take this seriously it probably can't explain more than
>1 or 2 orders of magnitude.

Yes, that is the main point.