Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Earthlike Planets Are Plentiful

 ... according to increasing evidence.

I favor "self-destruct" and "using different technology" as reasons why we aren't detecting signs of sentient life.  Based on life's incredible creativity and tenacity, it is likely to be both plentiful and -- on favorable worlds -- headed toward high complexity.  But given how humans do dumb things like trying to mow a hedge and starting wars over whose god is more peaceful, I would not be surprised by flash-in-the-pan civilizations.
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