There’s a gaping God-shaped hole in both Krauss and Peterson’s particular ways of spinning all this.
In order to think scientifically, you must have an advanced degree in science. Right?
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?”
It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
More and more, the scientific establishment looks like a special interest group with biases of their own.