Major: Social Science
In an interview in the journal Skeptic, Jared Diamond is quoted as saying: “About 20 years ago some SETI people sent spacecraft with plaques announcing not only that we exist, but where to find us. I consider this to be the single stupidest, most dangerous act ever committed in human history!”(Vol.8, No.3, 2000: P. 46) Based on your understanding of Guns, Germs and Steel, why do you think he would say this? What examples would support his thesis?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i885hopsw6E part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCBod2jFFyQ part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ9espgY-Po part 3
https://www.mcgoodwin.net/pages/gungermsteel.html Jared Diamond: Guns Germs and Steel Summary by Michael McGoodwin, prepared 2000