Could the Great Filter be Voluntary

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Just a random thought looking at ways DNA evidence could be used to frame someone...linking that to all the other ways ppl will soon be able to manipulate perceived reality...could alien civs just throw their hands up and willingly abandon technological progress ("progress"?)?

It doesn't have to be everyone - it could be top-down enforcement, some kind of eco/social terrorist attack on infrastructure and/or fuel sources, or bottom up rebellion.
'Historically, we may regard materialism as a system of dogma set up to combat orthodox dogma...Accordingly we find that, as ancient orthodoxies disintegrate, materialism more and more gives way to scepticism.'

- Bertrand Russell


(This post was last modified: 2018-04-23, 06:21 PM by Sciborg_S_Patel.)
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(2018-04-23, 06:20 PM)Sciborg_S_Patel Wrote: Just a random thought looking at ways DNA evidence could be used to frame someone...linking that to all the other ways ppl will soon be able to manipulate perceived reality...could alien civs just throw their hands up and willingly abandon technological progress ("progress"?)?

It doesn't have to be everyone - it could be top-down enforcement, some kind of eco/social terrorist attack on infrastructure and/or fuel sources, or bottom up rebellion.

Great plot for a SciFi movie (Sci Fi ... geddit??).  Wink
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(2018-04-23, 06:59 PM)Kamarling Wrote: Great plot for a SciFi movie (Sci Fi ... geddit??).  Wink

ET goes to Walden Pond?
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