Nightcap 02/16/202002/16/2020 Brandon Christensen Linksculture wars, Khmer Rouge, pax mercatoria, SETI The Year of the Rabbit (Khmer Rouge) Farah Abdessamad, ARBPride and Prejudice at Harvard Mark Helprin, Claremont Review of BooksThe rise of commercial empires PC Emmer, Reviews in HistoryQuantum SETI Caleb Scharf, Scientific American Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
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Quantum Seti: Before we blunder into another aggressive, technological species, might we not do well towork out communication with the more obviously intelligent species with which we share our planet? Biological evidence seems to suggest that a number of them are considerably smarter than we find comfortable …
I’ve often thought about that myself, Jack. (Have you heard of David Brin’s “Uplift” universe?) 400 years from now, and assuming humanity continues along its present trajectory, our ancestors may very well look at our meat-eating habits the same way we look down upon our cannibalistic ancestors.