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Cox - Another Beltway Yawner

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 18:39:32 -0500
Archived: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 18:39:32 -0500
Subject: Cox - Another Beltway Yawner

Source: Billy Cox's Blog De Void


Friday, January 6, 2012

Another Beltway Yawner
by Billy Cox

In an unusual departure for any self-respecting Beltway insider,
columnist Charles Krauthammer decided to take a break from the
tiresome cacophony on New Year=92s Eve and contemplate life in the
universe. Unfortunately, the only thing he proved, once again,
is how not a one of these Washington pundits has a clue about
how to ditch the script.

If you never look through the telescope, you can never be held
accountable for what you fail to see/CREDIT:
stonebackastronomers. wikispaces.com

If you missed it, Krauthammer=92s piece was an extravagantly
premature obituary on the =93profound melancholy=94 of being alone
in the universe. He wrapped his argument around the Fermi
Paradox, which suggests if there were intelligent life out there
we would=92ve known about it by now. Krauthammer says we would=92ve
known about it by now thanks to =97 and he=92s serious =97 SETI=92s
search for non-random radio signals.

We can argue until our faces explode about the merits of SETI=92s
doctrinaire prescription for discovering our galactic
counterparts. But Krauthammer=92s larger conventional point is
that intelligence as we know it can only attain a certain level
of competence before it annihilates itself. Here=92s his kicker:

[More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead]

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