Mainstream scientists have been speculating about other-than-earthly intelligence for decades.
The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
Brian Keating asks what Meyer would put in a space-bound time capsule like the Voyager Golden Record, as Carl Sagan had the opportunity to do.
It is a scandal that atheism has such a hold on so many scientists that it corrupts their science and leads them to deny what is obvious.
The most valuable aspect of his case is the stimulus it provides to the question, “If non-human intelligences exist, how would we detect them?”