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Old May 9 2011, 02:20 AM   #1
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Alien Life do you believe?

We are all Trek fans but do you really believe that there is life out there?

IMO yes the universe is just to big not to have mgr elsewhere.
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Old May 9 2011, 02:34 AM   #2
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

I don't deny the possibility. The Drake Equation speaks for itself.
I just don't think that Humanity would ever make contact.
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Old May 9 2011, 03:21 AM   #3
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

backstept wrote: View Post
I don't deny the possibility. The Drake Equation speaks for itself.
I just don't think that Humanity would ever make contact.
The same, essentially. Space is far too vast for me to take seriously the idea of alien astronauts visiting Earth, either in the past or in the future. Carl Sagan's Contact scenario is a little more realistic, though.
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Old May 9 2011, 04:46 AM   #4
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

Definetly. There's no way we are the only plant out there with life on it.
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Old May 9 2011, 04:54 AM   #5
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

I say definitely. I think it would be silly to assume that we're the only place in the entire universe lucky enough to have intelligent life. I'd say that any other life is probably so far away that we'll never know, and probably so different to us as to not meet our limited definition of intelligence.
But statistically I'm sure that somewhere in the universe the fluke that created life here has created life somewhere else at some point in time.
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Old May 9 2011, 04:56 AM   #6
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Old May 9 2011, 05:03 AM   #7
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

There are too many galaxies that we can't even see. Life is out there. I believe that Intelligent life is out there too. But in our galaxy? One can dream.
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Old May 9 2011, 11:59 AM   #8
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

Yes, I am a believer in intelligent extraterrestrial life. It's just too improbable that we're alone in the universe, or even in the galaxy. As Carl Sagan said, it would be a terrible waste of space.
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Old May 9 2011, 12:51 PM   #9
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Statistically it is highly probable the Universe is populated by many intelligent species. I highly doubt any of them have ever decided to visit earth, even if they had I doubt they would have been detected by moon shine swilling hillbillies. If you can travel the universe at FTL speed im fairly certain you can pass undetected by a technologically inferior species.
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Old May 9 2011, 01:46 PM   #10
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Well given the sheer vastness of the universe with an uncoutnable number of stars, surely theire must be life somewhere out there.

As to whether or not we will ever make contact that is a sperate question
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Old May 9 2011, 02:01 PM   #11
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

I do not "believe" that there is life out there in the universe. I think that, given the sheer mindblowing humongousness of the universe, the uncountable number of stars, the self-organizing properties of organic chemistry, then it's statistically possible, even probable, that somewhere, somehow, somewhen, there is some kind of alien life forms.

Belief has nothing to do with it.
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Old May 9 2011, 02:13 PM   #12
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

Yes I thought the poll was too poorly worded to be taken seriously, so I voted no on principle.
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Old May 9 2011, 02:49 PM   #13
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

'Yes' to alien life... 'No' to the question of whether we've made or ever will make contact.
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Old May 9 2011, 03:20 PM   #14
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

It would certainly be easy to believe that there is non-intelligent alien life "out there" in the universe, animal and plant life, or something different that we don't have here on Earth.

Intelligent alien life is a separate question. Does say a technological civilization exist now, or did it come and go already? Maybe it hasn't come into it own as of yet. In the entirety of the universe the answer is yes it's there, in our immediate portion of our galaxy I believe no.

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Old May 9 2011, 03:44 PM   #15
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Re: Alien Life do you believe?

I know theres alien life out there, somewhere. There has to be. It may not be in our galaxy, but its there. The universe is so unimaginably vast, it would be silly to think that we are the only intelligent life forms.

I think we will make contact, but not for a long time. Not until we can develop sufficient faster-than-light capability.
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