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Response to cbayer (Reply #23)

Sat May 10, 2014, 04:49 PM

25. " the top of the multiverse's, or even this universe's, food chain"

 

is a concept that makes no sense. A "food chain" makes sense only within an ecosystem, or more broadly a biosphere A "universe" is not an ecosystem unless you can provide evidence of any significant biological interaction across galaxies, across solar systems, or even across planets. And more importantly, aliens are not feeding on any life forms here, nor are we eating alien life forms.

You probably meant something closer to "the universe's most advanced life form", which is only related to a food chain in that an advanced life form is likely to be at the top of its food chain in its biosphere. The view that we are "the universe's most advanced life form" is true only if qualified by "that we know of", and is highly likely to be proven false in the future.

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