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Old June 19 2013, 09:05 PM   #4
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Re: Do you want to phone E.T.?

sojourner wrote: View Post
Purposely sending signals into space is akin to a 5 year old kid calling random people, telling them he is home alone and what his address is.
Yea, I've heard Stephen Hawking among other scientists say that things likely wouldn't go so well with the aliens despite the fact many people would like to believe they would be benevolent.

I think the comparison he made was how did it work out for the Native Americans in North Amercia when the Europeans arrived. Not great.
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