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    ....Fascinating

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    Personally, I firmly believe that given the vastness of the universe there is likely what we define as life in many forms. And yes, Earth has been visited.

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    dust in the wind, all we are is dust in the wind.
    I believe life, all life formed from particles from space. Just as the sun and earth and every thing else in the universe.
    Dinosuars reigned 365 million.
    Humans 100,000 ?
    5 humanoids walked out of Africa, Neanderthal came before us, same as other 3 and died out possibly by climate change. Common man perhaps dispersed much more widely and so luckily all did not perish.
    Writing developed as accounting for goods in two separate locations differing little in time.
    Middle East and China
    Do aliens exist, intelligent ones ? Good question. Are the still alive - doubtful. Perhaps they reigned 20 million years ago on their own planet till catastrophe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knight View Post
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    I seriously doubt that earth has ever been visited. Interstellar travel is far too problematic. I do agree that intelligent life must be very common. Even close by.

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    I disagree with the link provided, no matter how much knowledge a civilization might acquire, the trip itself would be, basically, a suicide mission. Thus, it would provide those who funded the journey, with no useful information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Puzzling Evidence View Post
    I disagree with the link provided, no matter how much knowledge a civilization might acquire, the trip itself would be, basically, a suicide mission. Thus, it would provide those who funded the journey, with no useful information.
    You're thinking by human standards, though. Consider this...if you could go back and talk to someone who lived 500 years ago, and described the technology that we currently have, they would not be able to comprehend what you were describing. A similar situation could be possible with life on other planets. Other life forms could have abilities we can't possibly understand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knight View Post
    You're thinking by human standards, though. Consider this...if you could go back and talk to someone who lived 500 years ago, and described the technology that we currently have, they would not be able to comprehend what you were describing. A similar situation could be possible with life on other planets. Other life forms could have abilities we can't possibly understand.
    "We have this amazing worldwide network to share information. We mostly use it for cat pictures and porn."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    "We have this amazing worldwide network to share information. We mostly use it for cat pictures and porn."
    Absolutely....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macduff View Post
    "We have this amazing worldwide network to share information. We mostly use it for cat pictures and porn."
    ... And?

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