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Part 5 of the Basement's Galaxy Class Series. What role does the Galaxy play in the evolutionary development of advanced life on Earth? Cyclical fluctuations in the development and extinction of species correspond with the motion of our Solar System above and below the disk of our Galaxy -- but what is the connection? While most attempts to investigate this correlation are looking for a bottom-up kill-mechanism to explain the relation, here we will look to the work of Vladimir Vernadsky for a top-down approach to investigating the role of the Galaxy in the anti-entropic development of life on Earth.