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Old 10-25-2008, 11:17 PM   #21
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If I believe in God (I do), karma (I do), spirits (I do), I have to believe we're not alone.
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Old 10-25-2008, 11:18 PM   #22
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If I believe in God (I do), karma (I do), spirits (I do), I have to believe we're not alone.

I second all of that!!
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Old 10-26-2008, 12:52 AM   #23
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I'll third that. Never seen a UFO, but I think it's possible, never seen God but I believe, never have seen a spirit but I have definately felt one and have seen them in my pictures, etc.
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Old 10-26-2008, 04:46 PM   #24
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Yes I have absolutely no doubt in my mind they are out there.
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Old 10-26-2008, 05:00 PM   #25
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I don't believe intelligent life in form of UFOs are here on this planet observing us.
But I do believe there is life outside of our solar system. There are tens on billions of earthlike planets out there in the universe where conditions are ideal for life to evolve.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:02 PM   #26
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I believe that it is possible and even probable that there is life outside of our planet. The universe is just too large for us to be the only planet that has life.

If might not be life that we recognize though. It could be single cell life forms that we would never see or know to look for. It might not even be carbon based life forms or anything else that we know of as life forms.

I think that if they do exist in any way shape or form, they are very far away. I would think that, given the size of the universe, the chances of them being within reaching distance of us would be minuscule.

One thing I really believe though is that it is stupid for us to actively try to contact "anyone" who may be out there. If you look at the life forms on our planet and take them as an example then you will see that the stronger life form always tries to dominate the lesser life form. There is no reason to believe it would be any different if we were to encounter alien life forms. If they were more intelligent than us then there would be a chance, and a good one at that I believe, that they would attempt to dominate us. I have actually heard people like Steven Hawkings say things like this before and it makes perfect sense to me. Of course humans are exceedingly curious by nature so even if we know this could happen we will still try to seek out others and hope they do not try to destroy us.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:07 PM   #27
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GB, I'm not sure if we are exceedingly curious or stupid!! LOL
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:29 PM   #28
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I used to when I was much yonger, not anymore. I still like Science fiction movies.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:36 PM   #29
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GB, I'm not sure if we are exceedingly curious or stupid!! LOL
Well I did not say we were stupid, although you could argue stupidity with some of the things we do. I will stand by the exceedingly curious part though. How else would you explain all the exploring that has taken place over the course of humanity when every major exploration has come with a cost of lives? Look at any first time exploration and you will see that we were exploring just to find out what was out there (curiosity), but people dye. Look at the Shackleton exploration. Look at our astronauts. Look even at people who climb Everest (although that could be argued that it is not curiosity, but excitement). Humans have always explored even when they knew it was likely that people would die and they did not always do it because it was necessary. They did it because they were curious.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:38 PM   #30
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Well I did not say we were stupid, although you could argue stupidity with some of the things we do. I will stand by the exceedingly curious part though. How else would you explain all the exploring that has taken place over the course of humanity when every major exploration has come with a cost of lives? Look at any first time exploration and you will see that we were exploring just to find out what was out there (curiosity), but people dye. Look at the Shackleton exploration. Look at our astronauts. Look even at people who climb Everest (although that could be argued that it is not curiosity, but excitement). Humans have always explored even when they knew it was likely that people would die and they did not always do it because it was necessary. They did it because they were curious.


Nope I said stupid,lol
I say it everytime I watch a scary movie. You just don't walk down a dark alley or open that door you just heard noises from. I know I know, not the same, but, still, I said stupid, not curious, hehe, but, that's just me.
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