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firethief  ·  1761 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Fermi Paradox

So you're saying the Great Filter is probably before Type II?

whanhee  ·  1761 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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firethief  ·  1761 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I can't think of any less arbitrary scale for comparing civilization advancement than power harnessed.

We have the core technologies for interstellar travel now; if we found out our Sun would be dead in 50 years, we'd build it. I don't see any reason to assume that doing so would fail a billion times out of a billion.