What is the sense of human effort in a world doomed by the arrow of time? If everything becomes nothing, why then should we do something?

The Eerie Silence

Paul Davies
The Eerie Silence

Are we alone in the universe ? This is surely one of the biggest questions of human existence, yet it remains frustratingly unanswered. Paul Davies explains why the search for intelligent life beyond earth must overcome the anthropocentric trap, namely that of assuming that an alien species will look and behave like us, and continue to expand in the future.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Eerie-Silence-Renewing-Intelligence/dp/B005OHT0WS