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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

eavesdropping aliens


carl sagan




the strongest signals from earth are interplanetary radar pulses. the most noticeable intelligence transmissions will be commercials - for their repetition -- and coordinated broadcasts in times of crisis -- for their breadth. "we can hope that [alien life that may intercept] will find these programs incomprehensible." - carl sagan

must not have a high regard for human broadcast history.