pickin's, imho. We are ravaging ourselves!
I think the Explorers had definite goals besides their curiousity-
spices, gold, slaves, territory, sea lanes, etc.
You can have my ticket! :-)
On May 31, 5:57 pm, Chuck Bowling <aardvarkstudio.chu...@gmail.com>
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 7:38 AM, Pat <PatrickDHarring...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > On May 19, 6:41 am, Chuck Bowling <aardvarkstudio.chu...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > I think that with nanotechnology we will be able to synthesize pretty
> > much
> > > anything we want from raw materials in the future. Assuming that any
> > alien
> > > race capable of traveling the trillions of miles to get here would have
> > at
> > > least the same level of technology my guess is that they wouldn't need
> > > anything we'd have to offer.
> > Perhaps they would want the two things we can spare the least:
> > ourselves as their 'food' and the REST of our planet's natural
> > resources. After all, food and resources is exactly why WE'D be
> > touring the galaxy.
> When I refer to resources I'm thinking about the 92 raw elements that
> naturally occur in nature. Given those and advanced nano-assembly techniques
> I think that literally anything can be replicated.
> Assuming that's the case, I'd think that an advanced alien civilization
> would find better ways of feeding itself than to travel trillions upon
> trillions of miles to ravage the Earth.
> As to why we'd be touring the galaxy, I think human curiosity would be a
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