Mixed Emotions

  • Michael A. G. Michaud


Some see the extraterrestrial life controversy—especially the debate about alien intelligence—as the last battle over anthropocentrism. Steven Dick thought that we already have passed through the stages of elaboration, opposition, and exploration of implications. If contact takes place, the intellectual turmoil following the twelfth-century renaissance, and the Copernican and Darwinian worldviews, is sure to be duplicated. Eventually—if the evidence bears scrutiny—there will be final confirmation that over the long term will overwhelm the skeptics.1


Cosmic Evolution Remote Detection Mixed Emotion Extraterrestrial Life Political Reaction 
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