Our Attitude Toward Aliens Proves We Still Think We’re Special
Why we downplay Fermi’s paradox.
How ET Will Force Darwin’s Theory to Adapt
When H.G. Wells wrote about aliens, his wild imaginings were shaped by Darwin’s theory of evolution. In The War of the Worlds, giant Martian invaders with whip-like arms are threatened by extinction and so expand into a new ecological niche by colonizing other planets, notably Earth. In The Time Machine, a time traveler visiting the future stumbles […]