"Where are they?", why we should hope to never find any sign of extraterrestrial life

I just read a really interesting article from Nick Bostrom from Oxford University in the MIT Technology Review.

Definitely worthwhile reading.

Where are they? - Why I hope the search for extraterrestrial life finds nothing

Nick Bostrom
Future of Humanity Institute
Faculty of Philosophy & James Martin 21st Century School
Oxford University
www.nickbostrom.com
[Published in the MIT Technology Review, May/June issue (2008): pp. 72‐77]



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