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Re: ETI

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Posted by Graewolf on June 24, 1999 02:27:46 UTC

: : Does anyone know the difference between "random-accident" and "nonrandom-intelligent?" : : Like when 21 comets impacted the back side of Jupiter in 1994... 21 months after HRMS : : (Nasa's SETI program) was commenced by the Ames Research Center & JPL? Does anyone think : : the whole drumrolled event was a bit much to pass off as, well, just "one of those things."

: :: What could '21' possibly signify? : As for seti, I can see that they live on a flat world surrounded with egg shells with stars, etc on them...why the hell do they expect other intelligences to use elec. mag. waves to transmit messages? There ARE easier and CHEAPER ways...

: :: Here's '21' :

: 4 : : 3 5 : b : 2 6 : : 1 a c 7

: Now what ?

Sorry, I don't follow this (above). The "21" I'm inferring is that which marks the 21st Century, which marks the beginning not only of a new century but a new millenium. It's time to think what humans might be doing 1000 years from now!

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