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June 4, 2014

#1377: Fish


[[Two characters are talking.]]

Left: The Fermi Paradox keeps getitng worse. If planets are common, where



Right: Imagine you’re a SCUBA diver looking at the ocean floor.

Right: You know there’s a fish there, but you can’t see it. Why?

[[The panel zooms out, ground dark beneath the characters.]]

Left: Maybe the fish looks like sand.

Right: Yeah …

[[The panel zooms out further, the entire Earth visible against the blackness of space.]]

Right: … And what would that tell you about the ecosystem?

[[The Earth is silent.]]

[[The Earth exits, stage left.]]

[[This panel is completely black.]]

[[A shark enters from stage right.]]