Perhaps, as some wit remarked, the best proof that there is Intelligent Life in Outer Space is the fact it hasn't come here. Well, it can't hide forever - one day we will overhear it.
Arthur C. Clarke
I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can't be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!
There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.
Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: 1- It's completely impossible. 2- It's possible, but it's not worth doing. 3- I said it was a good idea all along.
How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
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