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Re: Biosphere Computational Modeling

From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 08:52:25 -0500
Archived: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:49:12 -0500
Subject: Re: Biosphere Computational Modeling


>From: J. Maynard Gelinas<j.maynard.gelinas.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto<post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 15:40:12 +0800
>Subject: Biosphere Computational Modeling

>Speculative: On Using Earth's Biosphere For The Computational
>Modeling Of Novel 3D Morphology And Function

<snip>

>I would like to now expand upon that notion in a second thought
>experiment by suggesting another possibility along similar
>lines. In short, this post proposes that an Extraterrestrial
>species might find Earth's biosphere useful for computationally
>modeling and deriving novel 3 Dimensional molecular structures
>expanded out to the macro scale within a bounded fitness for
>specified functionality. What that means: if one looks at a
>multicellular organism (land or sea animal), one notes evolved
>structures from the molecular scale on up to the macro scale
>that conforms to a fitness function defined by the open
>environment. Extraterrestrials then might use this as a
>mechanism to selectively evolve specific physiological forms as
>a model to design other large scale structures from the
>molecular scale up to the macro scale.

<snip>

>Run like hell. Given the technological and thus likely military
>asymmetry between human and advanced Extraterrestrial, to stand
>and fight for Earth would be suicide. In fact, attempting to set
>up shop within our solar system might well be just as stupid.
>Assuming this is model is true, and that humanity has no idea
>when such a model run-time might end, to first find another out
>of the way star with no habitable planets and no reason for
>Extraterrestrials to visit might be a pretty good first start.
>Then humanity would need to get off planet and run. Run as fast
>as we can.

>However, to utilize scarce resources in order to effect a
>massive military build-up in hopes for a 'last stand' defense
>would be - IMO - idiotic. Humanity wouldn't stand a chance.

>Thoughts?

Uh... 42?

I do like your argument given the premise.

However, I've always felt that to focus on such a negative
outcome without any evidence that the premise is true is just
unhealthy.

Why not choose a premise that leads to a positive outcome?
That's just as defensible and much less stressful.


William



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