archive: Re: SETI The assumption

Re: SETI The assumption

David Woolley ( david@djwhome.demon.co.uk )
Sat, 15 May 1999 10:09:54 +0100 (BST)

> better? After all, space exploration will require something much faster than
> the speed of light to travel and communicate.

Beware: the true logic of this would be that space exploration is, to the
best of our current knowledge impossible. A being a requirement for B doesn't
imply A is true unless B is known to be true. Currently everything points
to A being false.