Reply to post: Re: Suggestive, but nothing more

NASA finds more stuff suggesting Mars could have hosted life, maybe

boltar Silver badge

Re: Suggestive, but nothing more

"Space is *really really really* big. You have no idea how big."

Yes I do. However you apparently have no idea how small the probability of all the events leading up to humans becoming a civilisation are.

"With 100 Billion or more stars in a galaxy and what is looking like trillions of galaxies out there, even things with infinitesimally small probability of occurring start to happen pretty damned often."

Not necessaily. You can have an infinite number of different scenarious and still not have a one that matches the criteria. Don't belive me? Ok, how many fractions are there between 0 and 1/2? And where in that infinite list is 3/4?

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