Other forms of life in the Universe…

Intelligent analysis is not just about considering what is, but considering all the other possible states of affairs – even to those we can barely comprehend but which are still permissible under logic.

Context: A Strange Form of Life Could Flourish Deep Inside of Stars, Physicists Say

Fascinating article above, discussing the logical (i.e. hypothetical) presence of life and intelligence inside stars.

We are of course blinded by our own intimate familiarity with a form of life that we ourselves take for granted as normative or necessary and definitive. The possibilities presented here also raise the question of what if it is in fact our form of life that is the exception, the outlier and the true rarity in a Cosmic zoo of autonomously self-replicating information and energy-patterns, computation and intelligence?

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