archiv~1.txt: Re: SETI Quote of the Day for March 9, 1999

Re: SETI Quote of the Day for March 9, 1999

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Tue, 09 Mar 1999 17:11:09 -0500

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>Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 11:13:50 -0500
>To: "Dr. H. Paul Shuch" <n6tx@setileague.org>, Larry Klaes <lklaes@bbn.com>
>From: Athena Andreadis <AAndreadis@shriver.org>
>Subject: Re: SETI Quote of the Day for March 9, 1999
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> The evolution of life is actually quite likely. Each SINGLE outcome is
>very unlikely but that's to be expected. It simply means there are almost
>certainly no other humanoids in the universe (Mr. Spock, we hardly knew
>ye!). There is definitely other life, and its differences may make it very
>hard for us to recognize it and communicate with it.
> Ernst Mayr is a great name, but that doesn't make him infallible. Think
>of Einstein and his dislike of quantum mechanics, or of Evans and his
>certainty that Linear B was NOT Greek.
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>Athena Andreadis, PhD (biologist)
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