The Fermi Paradox: Rare Technology

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The Fermi Paradox, the big question of where all the aliens are, has many proposed solutions focusing on what might lower the odds of intelligent species arising on another world, or what might end technological civilizations or cause them to go unseen by us and our SETI efforts. But what if intelligence rarely leads to technological civilizations in the first place? Could there be countless planets in our galaxy occupied by species who never came to value technology?

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Credits:
The Fermi Paradox Great Filters: Rare Technology
Episode 210, Season 5 E44

Written by:
Isaac Arthur

Editors:
Darius Said
Keith Blockus

Cover Art:
Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygier

Graphics by:
Jeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajana
Ken York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/
LegionTech Studios https://hades9.com

Produced & Narrated by:
Isaac Arthur

Music:
Lombus, “Cosmic Soup” <a href="https://lombus.bandcamp.com" target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>https://lombus.bandcamp.com
Markus Junnikkala, “A Memory of Earth” https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/
AJ Prasad, “Aether” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPU
Lombus, “Hydrogen Sonata” https://lombus.bandcamp.com
AJ Prasad, “Staring Through” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPU

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