Re: extraterrestrial intelligence

Moorad Alexanian (
Mon, 12 Apr 1999 09:37:39 -0400

I don't get your point! I am trying to emphasize the fact that scientific
data is devoid of reason since scientific data can be collected by machines
that can't reason. Man can reason and so it can detect the immaterial as
well as developing mathematical models that describe nature.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Ikeda <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, April 12, 1999 12:04 AM
Subject: Re: extraterrestrial intelligence

>Moorad (in drag) writes [...]
>> The following article indicates that scientists believe they can detect
>> extraterrestrial intelligence by merely using mechanical devices, viz.
>> antennas. I ask you, isn't detector-man more capable of detecting
>> intelligence than mere machines? [...]
>Yes. But man can't scan 1000 channels/sec for 24 hours a day looking
>for electromagnetic signals indicating intelligence. (My wife's opinion
>to the contrary... Cable TV converters simply don't switch that fast)
>- Tim Ikeda
> (despam address before use)