In Prometheus we were on a military research planet, not their home planet, it was a weapons factory. When we go to the home planet it will be more. I think you have to create a whole country for a planet like that, not just death machines and creatures. There will have to be a whole backstory of these masters of the universe. The assumption is that they’ve visited planets and species like us to give us these upgrades, from time to time, but how were they living? What is their culture like?Read more "Arthur Max on The Martian, Prometheus 1 and 2, Blade Runner 2 and more | Film Divider"
The zoo hypothesis is one of many theoretical explanations for the Fermi Paradox. The hypothesis speculates as to the assumed behavior and existence of technically advanced extraterrestrial life and the reasons they refrain from contacting Earth. One interpretation of the hypothesis argues that intelligent alien life ignores Earth to allow for natural evolution and sociocultural […]Read more "The Zoo Hypothesis"
My favourite “I’m tipsy” pondering about the Singularity is: Why do we assume we’re the first species to try it? — Kevin Schmidt (@moonandserpent) January 20, 2014 So we uplift ourselves up the scale and when we go to inhabit all matter with consciousness we found out the last Type Omega civ beat us. — […]Read more
How do you solve a problem like humanity’s emergence into a potentially hostile galactic culture?Read more
Podcast discussing the Pig-Chimp Hybrid hypothesis in more depth. Which is basically this: Dr. Eugene McCarthy is a Ph.D. geneticist who has made a career out of studying hybridization in animals. He now curates a biological information website called Macroevolution.net where he has amassed an impressive body of evidence suggesting that human origins can be best explained […]Read more