archive: Re: SETI Global Brain/Superorganism - Humanity's Future Destiny?

Re: SETI Global Brain/Superorganism - Humanity's Future Destiny?

Alfred A. Aburto Jr. ( (no email) )
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 05:36:09 -0800

Pretty interesting Larry,

Reminds me of the famous science fiction classics by
E.E. 'DOC' Smith, "THE LENSMAN" series of books, These
were orginally published in the 30's I believe ...

Al

> Larry Klaes wrote:
>
> The usual view of how humans will evolve is that our descendants will
> have huge heads and small bodies. But perhaps we will do much more
> than that. Perhaps we are all part of a larger system which we are unaware
> of, being just "parts" of a greater whole.
>
> Is the Internet the connecting part of this merging organism, like a
> nervous system? Will we "bud off" into the Universe via space colonies?
> Have other civilizations already done this, and what will happen when
> we meet each other out there? Will our Milky Way galaxy and other
> such star systems become "aware" entities on a vast scale?
>
> Here are some Web sites for further information to ponder the subject:
>
> http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/:/GBRAINREF.html
>
> http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/DEFAULT.html
>
> Larry