Monthly Archives: May 2010

Thinking about life

Life on other planets may, or may not, exist. Yet an even greater mystery is why there is life at all and just what is what we call “life” anyway? And, yes, I know there’s a definition in every biology … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Thinking about books

I ran across an interesting, but old, set of discussions about the most important invention of the last 2000 years. It included a lot of good, interesting answers. My first thought was the steam engine, but after reading one of … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The “Fermi Paradox” is fascinating

The Fermi Paradox asks the question, “if we humans aren’t unique as an intelligent beings, then why haven’t we seen them or heard from them?” This is an issue I’ve pondered for most of my life. I started wondering about … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

ET and UFOs

Based on a couple of these posts, someone asked me, “Since you believe in ET, do you believe in UFOs?” Maybe it shouldn’t bother me, but questions like that aren’t ones I like. To start with, I don’t really like … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gods of the aliens?

I was tempted to summarize & discuss the content of the ‘Closer to Truth’ episode but you can watch it yourself, so I’m going to skip that. What I found surprising was the consistent assertion that proof of intelligent aliens … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment