My Name Is Legion wrote:
If there are actually aliens watching this planet (a hypothetical, because it's vanishingly unlikely) I hope they have a "Prime Directive."
Otherwise, unless their values are exactly like ours (which
"ours"?) we're well and truly fucked. Ask the folks who lived in the western hemisphere before the 15th century.
Ah, here it comes again, the "all forms of intervention are really forms of imperialism in disguise" argument. I wasn't sure we'd get through a thread on the PD without someone bringing that up.