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Exponential Expansion: Galactic Destiny or Technological Hubris?
Symposium - International astronomical union
Is it our destiny to expand exponentially to populate the galaxy, or is such a vision but an extreme example of technological hubris? The overall record of human evolution and dispersion over the Earth can be cited to support the view that we are a uniquely expansionary and technological animal bound for the stars, yet an examination of the fate of individual migrations and exploratory initiatives raises doubts. Although it may be in keeping with our hubristic nature to predict ultimatedoi:10.1017/s0074180900146832 fatcat:urkadwastfbxnbw4efy55xy2om