Thread: Ancient Aliens
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Old July 5 2012, 10:23 PM   #66
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Re: Ancient Aliens

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How unimaginative and wouldn't be fiction if we detected it...Von Neuman machines would be inexpensive and efficient, therefore a higher likelihood they may exist
Horse-drawn carriages are inexpensive and efficient. That doesn't mean you're likely to find one in the middle of the Sahara.

A non-sequitur? Horse drawn carriages have nothing to do with space travel
We aren't discussing space travel. We're discussing ALIENS. You've suggested Von Neuman machines are likely because they are inexpensive and efficient. I'm telling you this is a false assumption; inexpensive and efficient isn't always preferable.

the context that the cheap, easy to make spacecraft have in the conversation...
The cheap easy-to-make spacecraft that you totally made up based on nothing?

What about them?
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