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Excepting amoebas don't have sex, they're asexual.
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I still found the amoeba comment hilarious even if they're asexual
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Originally Posted by slipstream808 View Post
The fact that there is life on earth is nothing short of a miracle. And I do mean that in a scientific sense. And I think it could hold true elsewhere. But life as intelligent as us? That's beyond a miracle. I guess I'm just a huge skeptic on this. I think if intelligent life were out there it would have reached out to us by now. Then again there are just way too many possibilities to consider of what life out there is like.

Ultimately I say we keep hoping and we keep looking.
if there's intelligent life out there, it might be saying the same thing.
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Well there might be life out there somewere but i surely havent seen it yet. smile.gif
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post #25 of 104
Does that mean if we destroy earth we can just up and move to another one?

Pfft!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by slipstream808 View Post
The fact that there is life on earth is nothing short of a miracle. And I do mean that in a scientific sense. And I think it could hold true elsewhere. But life as intelligent as us? That's beyond a miracle. I guess I'm just a huge skeptic on this. I think if intelligent life were out there it would have reached out to us by now. Then again there are just way too many possibilities to consider of what life out there is like.

Ultimately I say we keep hoping and we keep looking.
I don't think you realize just how truly huge the universe is. Even if the chance of life occurring was a one to a quadrillion chance there still would be hundreds of thousands of planets that would potentially have life on it. That is of course assuming that 500 million planets in the habitable zone is about average for a galaxy. Saying because we haven't seen alien life means it isn't there is like taking a cup of water from the ocean and saying, "yup whales don't exist."

On top of that the idea that they would have "reached out to us by now" is absurd. That would take thousands of years and that is assuming they were in a system near by. That is of course assuming the concept of warping spacetime to travel faster than light is all sci fi. If it were possible and aliens did have the ability to do it I doubt they would waste their time dealing with such a barbaric, ignorant and primitive race.(in comparison to a race so technologically advanced they could manipulate space itself.)
Edited by scyy - 2/21/11 at 12:40am
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post #27 of 104
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Originally Posted by damian5000 View Post
+1

I think you're half correct here.

The fact that we're here is based on uncountable trillions of variables that happened just right to get us to the stage of homo sapiens or 'intelligent life'. And it took a long Fn time to get here too - in terms of the age of the universe, we've only been around for a blink or two.

Regarding intelligent life being able to contact us by now? We can't reach but a couple of proverbial inches considering the size of the galaxy / universe, I'm not sure we should expect other intelligent life (if it's out there) to be able to.
Bolded text reminds me of end of episode 1 from cosmos with carl sagan (Time the scene pops up is at 53:00-1:00:00. Episode name "The shores of the Cosmic ocean")
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post #28 of 104
The universe is so huuuge, I guess it's likely to exist other habitable planets out there. And "aliens" too, because I don't think we can be the only ones in this ridicously huge place.
I wish I would live to see where we can reach
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*Knocks head*
I'm more concerned about if there is actually any life IN here...


What's life anyways.....?
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This topic feels makes me remember Halo Legends.

I had a great time watching those. One of the best Sci fi Anime ever
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