It's about time the Golden Rule gets a successor. I propose the Platinum Rule.
What does it mean to have contemporaries?
From Optimal choice of granularity in commonsense estimation (Hobbs & Kreinovich, 2001) it follows that half-orders of magnitude are generally preferable to full orders of magnitude for estimation.
The Fermi paradox? Easy! What's the big deal? My overconfidence must mean that I don't know anything about the Fermi Paradox. Did I mention that I'm totally unqualified to write about this topic?