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The power of symbolic thought

One of the things I’ve pondered a few times on this blog is our ability to recognize another intelligence, such as an extraterrestrial intelligence.  On the face of it, this seems straightforward.   849 more words

Science

HIJKLMNO

The title of my post may look odd, but it represents one of the most important chemical compounds on earth. Without it, life would not exist and the search for evidence of the possible existence of life on other planets often comes down to looking for this molecule. 1,155 more words

Philosophy

Earth Is A 1-In-700 Quintillion Kind of Place, Study Finds

New findings out of Uppsala University in Sweden suggest that Earth is an incredibly unique place – in fact, out of the 700 quintillion terrestrial planets in the universe, there may be nothing else like it. 449 more words
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Snowden's answer to the Fermi Paradox and its assumptions

The Fermi Paradox is the question that, if the conditions for life in the galaxy are as ubiquitous as they appear to be, so that there should be hundreds, if not thousands of alien civilizations out there, then where is everyone?   460 more words

Zeitgeist

Squirrels included, but not preferred.

Looking for the answer.

It’s out there. Or up there.

Squirrels can apply, but better, I.

With clear instincts, gut judgement, and the obvious “We come in peace” tail wags (firmly backed by teeth at the ready and warning woof available) 350 more words

Humor