Will ETI Be Space Explorers? Some Cultural Considerations by Michael Ashkenazi
This 1995 paper can be accessed by clicking HERE.
Ashkenazi provides arguments for and against SETI and the possibility (or not) of ET space travel.
Referenced is David Brin’s The Great Silence an extrapolation of Fermi’s paradox.
Those who wish to see more about David Brin’s thesis, and read his paper, have these web-sites:
And here are David Brin’s web page musings on his paper and science topics: