Cosmic pluralism, the plurality of worlds, or simply pluralism, describes the belief in numerous other worlds which harbour extraterrestrial life. The debate over pluralism began as early as the time of Thales (c. 600 BC) and has continued, in a variety of forms, until the modern era.
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