Staring Deeply Into the Cosmic Abyss
On the insignificance of the aggregate of our human accomplishments … and why we will not make contact with another species of intelligent life…
This might be considered my hypothesis for the Fermi Paradox solution.
They (any other non-human intelligent life) might receive our messages, but once they see who we are and what we consider accomplishment, they will scoff at our attempt at existence.
They will likely be harsh critics of our stewardship of this planet, its resources, and our willingness to literally kill one another in the interest of man-made false constructs.
Remember, if they had the technology to travel to our planet … they will be more evolved as a civilization. Not necessarily in a good way, but look at where we are now, and we haven’t figured out 75% of what we have to yet.
Because there is more to interstellar travel than just the technology required doing it
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