posted on Jul, 13 2007 @ 12:14 AM
Really good "hash-out" everybody!
I try to make it a point not to claim any specific answer is "the" answer. That's the best way to go. Stay open. Look at all views.
But, to be honest, I really do stand behind the possibility of a race that has advanced ultra-high technology, without relying on nuclear means.
For instance, let's say that we find out that we really did have some sort of leap in "gravitic" or magnetic type energy manipulation 50 years ago.
(Which, who knows, it may actually have happened)
And, at the same time, let us say that, through some twist in historical events, World War 2 never occurred. This, in turn, mean that we never ended
up having a race for "the Bomb".
That could have easily taken us in another direction of incredible power, without us ever having explored the truly horrendous potential of nuclear