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We already have the technology to locate resources across the universe. If the alien race is far superior, enslaving humanity doesn't seem likely for resources as they could locate plenty of other targets that don't involve a potential biological or physical threat to themselves.

Also, we may not be versed in space travel, but if there is one thing we know how to do, it is destroy organized matter. I would be surprised if they had the technology to shunt a direct nuclear detonation. Our atmosphere or even our natural body bacteria could be catastrophic to them.

There is no guarantee that they will use sound or vision to communicate, but it is pretty certain that they would have the ability to derive meaning from information. That alone should allow us to work out a system of communication.

We might not be "space alien advanced" but we are not cavemen. We are actively exploring our solar system and mapping the universe around us. Or, well, what we perceive to be those things.

Or it could just be a giant space virus attracted to radio waves. Who knows.
    
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We already have the technology to locate resources across the universe. If the alien race is far superior, enslaving humanity doesn't seem likely for resources as they could locate plenty of other targets that don't involve a potential biological or physical threat to themselves.

Also, we may not be versed in space travel, but if there is one thing we know how to do, it is destroy organized matter. I would be surprised if they had the technology to shunt a direct nuclear detonation. Our atmosphere or even our natural body bacteria could be catastrophic to them.

There is no guarantee that they will use sound or vision to communicate, but it is pretty certain that they would have the ability to derive meaning from information. That alone should allow us to work out a system of communication.

We might not be "space alien advanced" but we are not cavemen. We are actively exploring our solar system and mapping the universe around us. Or, well, what we perceive to be those things.

Or it could just be a giant space virus attracted to radio waves. Who knows.
My thoughts exactly. And to the bolded: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...ry-pilots.html
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..... resistance is futile.
..... we... are.... borg
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I just cant wait till they land..................even if it is to annihilate us ill get to put my rambo bandana on

Doubt an old and smart race is going to kill us tho, I mean if they are far older than us they must have been doing something right and stopped fighting with themselves long ago. Its going to be awesome.............anything but more porridge, politics and capitalisim ruining our lives and everything on this plannet.

I dont think its comparable to us looking down at ants.....because we cant talk to ants....whereas we are at least rational (in our own F**ked up way), so they may see our good sides and teach us a thing or two, eliminate our flaws etc.........benefit everyone including themselves
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I don't need 200,000$ to tell you were you can find an Alien. Here is where some are located.

Here is where you can find some things that Aliens have influenced humans to do. Nazca Lines

So can I has 200,000$ for finding information.
Edited by ChieF-TroN - 8/4/11 at 10:24am
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My thoughts exactly. And to the bolded: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...ry-pilots.html
There is no real evidence Aliens have been turning off missiles, thus there is no real reason to believe that is true.

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I don't need 200,000$ to tell you were you can find an Alien. Here is where some are located.

Here is where you can find some things that Aliens have influenced humans to do. Nazca Lines

So can I has 200,000$ for finding information.
That isn't evidence either.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChieF-TroN View Post
I don't need 200,000$ to tell you were you can find an Alien. Here is where some are located.

Here is where you can find some things that Aliens have influenced humans to do. Nazca Lines

So can I has 200,000$ for finding information.
Lol, exactly, lines in the ground proves aliens exist.
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I'll play Devil's advocate.

Alien's grow up biological and violent due to selection pressures like us, but at a turning point in their civilization, after they had developed the technology to inhabit other areas of the universe, they banish the violent parties opposing a peaceful society. In the exiles' search for another planet to inhabit, or just search in general, they stumble upon our little beacon and warm the lasers.

It is fun to think about, but it is no less speculation than life being a dream.
    
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There is no real evidence Aliens have been turning off missiles, thus there is no real reason to believe that is true.



That isn't evidence either.
What would you consider to be real evidence then? Because I would take the accounts of several uniformed soldiers in charge of a dozen nukes pretty seriously. I'm not saying there aren't different possibilities, I'm just saying that no one has provided any evidence saying otherwise either.
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