in reply to poll ideas quest 2009
Science was invented by …
What happened to the bacon? Sir Francis Bacon is generally considered the father of inductive reasoning as used by modern science. See also this brief essay on the development of empiricism.
Whether that applies to "this Science" is another question. Perhaps, we ought to add David Chalmers? (uses "philosophical zombies" in discussions of mind and identity) or George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead)?
There is no Extraterrestrial life
There aren't any suitably capable Extraterrestrials
Interstellar travel is too difficult
We're too uncool / not worth the trouble
What do you mean they haven't visited?
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