Friday, February 06, 2009

Quantifying our ignorance

From the department of misplaced quotations:



5 comments:

Phil said...

What's the odds of finding intelligent life on Earth? :-p

James Annan said...

Depends how you quantify our intelligence, I suppose. Or perhaps, on where you look!

Hank Roberts said...

"if we knew climate change was caused by Martians, we've have invaded Venus years ago."

From the comment thread for this:
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Chuck said...

If it's a probability he's looking for, my money is on "less than one".

James Annan said...

Hey, speak for yourself!

Mind you, you are in in Australia...I take your point :-)