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  1. itwasntme is online now
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    Aliens, eh!

    http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/06...n_3390295.html

    Former Canadian Defence Minister Paul Hellyer comes out with information(?) about the existence of aliens. Thanks to this insight, we may not shift focus from North West and Jenny from the block shaking it for that dude from Turkmenistan, and on to the real issues that affect not only our neighbors and countrymen, but the galaxy. Like why that tingling sensation in your sphincter may be significant cause to deduce one was abducted out of their single-wide in the middle of the night, only to be returned by morning with a newfound fear of spherical objects.
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    Ok so before I decide wether or not I believe in aliens someone is going to have to explain to me why in the name of the word **** would any alien culture want to come to this shithole of a planet. Seriously earth is like the bad neighborhood of the universe that everyone avoids. We are a bunch of fucked up violent douches armed with nukes. I think any aliens smart enough to figure out a way to travel long distance in space are probably smart enough to avoid earth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bneterasedmynam View Post
    Ok so before I decide wether or not I believe in aliens someone is going to have to explain to me why in the name of the word **** would any alien culture want to come to this shithole of a planet. Seriously earth is like the bad neighborhood of the universe that everyone avoids. We are a bunch of fucked up violent douches armed with nukes. I think any aliens smart enough to figure out a way to travel long distance in space are probably smart enough to avoid earth.
    Who do you think gave us nukes and violence? It sure as **** wasn't God, and it wasn't the result of some woman in a garden on a low-blood-sugar-induced power trip.

    Why would they not want to visit us?
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    I would be pretty surprised if there were no extraterrestrial life out there, but this article is basically that a guy who believes there are multiple alien species on Earth for thousands of years and that Bush was planning an intergalactic war, and, get this, he ACTUALLY BELIEVES IN ALIENS!! Oh, and he's got a new book you should buy too! Oh, and the Bilderbergs and the Trilateral Commission! None of that is a news story. Looks like he's a guy who reads and believes UFO books, and happens to be a politician too. Canadian Jesse Ventura, if you will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by itwasntme View Post
    Who do you think gave us nukes and violence? It sure as **** wasn't God, and it wasn't the result of some woman in a garden on a low-blood-sugar-induced power trip.

    Why would they not want to visit us?
    I dunno from what I have read of his autobiography that god feller is pretty fucking violent. I can think of a lot of reasons they wouldn't want to visit us especially the south.

    I would be very surprised too if there wasn't at least some life out there, but I would be far more surprised if they had the means or desire to find us.
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    Bnet, you're assuming that space aliens will have the same prejudices towards humans that other humans have.
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    I watched that interview days ago and was very unimpressed. While I believe there is other life out there and that there is a good chance they have been to earth, his guy gave no interesting information.

    Considering he was a defense minister, he sure as hell didn't give any interesting information! All he did was give his opinion about **** that people were already talking about on the internet. He hasnt been a defense minister in like 50 years, which makes his opinion a lot less interesting than if Colin Powell had given the same interview.

    For someone with this kind of career to speak out like it was a big deal, I figured he would be able to give some first hand information about his time as Defense Minister dealing with aliens, but he doesn't give any of that! He is nothing more than a private citizen who is WAY out of the loop. People have been coming to him with stories about aliens because they know he will believe them. It's confirmation bias; he believes people not because of the validity of their story but because they align with his point of view.

    His views on steven hawking and that its a good idea to make contact with aliens is delusional and naive. As my dad once put it, you don't negotiate with a monkey for a banana; why would they negotiate with us?

    Why would they be here? Same reason we go watch tribes in the Amazon; curiousity and scientific endevour. That, or the same reason Cortez came to the new world; to find more land, resources, and places to live.
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    It's almost a certainty that life exists in many places other than our own planet. Considering the size of the known universe, the number of galaxies, the number of solar systems that could potentially support life of some sort, that's fairly easy to deduce.

    The specifics are much more difficult, if not impossible to nail down.
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    we are meerly live stock, food for the gods

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    we are meerly live stock, food for the gods

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    Quote Originally Posted by Permalost View Post
    Bnet, you're assuming that space aliens will have the same prejudices towards humans that other humans have.
    I never thought of it that way, you make a really good point.
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