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Old April 14 2013, 04:54 PM   #12
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Re: If Warp Drive were Possible...

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So by that logic the atom bomb was impossible before 1945 since we were here and there's no credible evidence there were atom bombs before that? That's a dang circular argument.
You don't get it. I'm not saying the thesis is unassailable, but your analogy is just a head scratcher.
So you pose a circular argument that says because it hasn't happened yet it can't happen... then your rebuttal when questioned on that is "you don't get it?" That's not exactly a solid argument.
The thing is, humans on Earth can only come up with so much, so fast. But the whole galaxy would include so many civilizations, over such a long span of time, that every possible thing would have already happened somewhere.

That's the part you didn't seem to get. And again, I'm not saying the OP thesis is set in stone. It's very debateable.
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