Reader comment on Carl Sagan's passage ...
On Nov 10, 2016 bcl1 wrote:|
Actually, I see this as a challenge. Since 1994, the possibility of finding life elsewhere in the cosmos has decreased. The more we search and the more we come up empty, the rarer life becomes in the universe. Perhaps (though unlikely), the ancients were correct and we are actually unique in the universe. Certainly life is exceedingly rare. Perhaps it is our responsibility to spread life throughout the cosmos. We need to get working on this.