Re: NANFA-L-- Good Quote Earth Attacked!
Thu, 18 May 2006 11:56:30 EDT

In a message dated 5/15/2006 5:08:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

"Mother Earth has been attacked by a parasite. Its name is "humankind". Her
immune system has kicked in to destroy the invader in an attempt to save her
own life. As in the case of our own physical bodies, either she will be
successful or she will die - taking the parasite with her.... I wonder if
the parasite that invades our bodies is smart enough to realize that its
actions will ultimately cause its own demise. I wonder if humankind is any

That came from this article:

I disagree, human kind is a life bearing planets way to reproducing.
Intelligence is the way a planet like the earth transfers it's self to more planets.
some where in the neighborhood of 250,000,000 years should be enough time to
colonize our entire galaxy then we can move on to another. (no Star Trek
type technologies required either!) Playing games that allow us to get used to
the idea of playing God on a planetary scale will prepare us for what we will
be doing in the future. 250,000,000 years seems like a long time but it's just
a small drop in the bucket in cosmological scales. If can do this without
fighting maybe there is hope you life in general and humans in particular.

Michael Hissom
aurea mediocritas
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