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Are we Alone?

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  1. mlee49

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    A question that has plagued humanity since the dawn of self awareness.

    Do you believe in other living life forms? Are they microscopic? Are they intelligent? Are they blobs of jello?
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    I don't know if we are alone, and being a sceptical person I would of once said yes, however I do know for fact that both UFO's (as in either a way classified top secret aircraft made by man or something made from another life form) and ghosts most do definately exist.

    I have seen both and even now i find myself questioning my own eyes, I dont tell too many people cause I know what I am like when people tell me they have seen things or when I watch the shitty paranormal programs on cable TV at 2am cause nothing else is on.
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    i cannot believe there isn't life, i just don't see it being possible.

    i don't think there is anything special about us, we came about by
    natural processes, and those same processes occur throughout the
    universe.

    so i definitely believe there is life out there, and we are not alone.
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    I believe what I see, but I do not discount the possibility of that which I have yet to see.

    In other words, just because I haven't seen them, that doesn't mean they can't exist.

    edit: And wtf is pleauged?
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    No, we are not alone. There is life out there, whether it is super intelligent or not.
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    there is no life out there,its just us
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    i am a 100% believer in the Ancient Alien Theory and the story of Enoch. I have believed in this since reading Erich von Däniken's Chariots of the Gods in high school. I read everything I can on that subject and ancient cultures.

    http://www.reversespins.com/enoch.html


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    I find it hard to be absolutely certain about whether there is or isn't life in such a vast universe that we haven't really been able to explore at all. However, I think there is a much greater possibility of life than of no life.

    I think there is some merit to the ancient alien theory. I definitely wouldn't dismiss it.
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    I think life is part of the universe, I.E The physics causes life to start,developing from that first instance though is another thing.

    Although I'd like to think their is intelligent life out there.
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    i believe pretty much anything is possible, but i think Erich von Däniken
    is a flake. if all you do is read his work, it's pretty easy to believe him.

    that's because he cuts out everything that doesn't fit his theories. he
    changes facts to fit his theories. you need to look for information from
    multiple sources, so that you can tell when you are being deceived.

    I read a book that laid out danikens evidence, and then showed what he
    changed, and what he left out that when taken in context, entirely
    negates his "evidence"

    the moral of the story - believe in things, sure - but think for yourself,
    and get information from varied sources, not one guy whose entire
    livelihood depends on people buying his stuff.
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    Yes . There is life every were in the universe , How can we be the only living things EVERY WHERE ? It is arrogant and just plain stupid to me to think that we are the only rock in the vastness that the universe is to be alive .

    Yes in fact we are not alone and the universe is alive with countless forms of life and intelligent life at that .

    Just because you can't see them doesn't mean that they are not there . We are not really that smart nor have we the means to begin to recognize other life forms as we think they maybe .
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    I've always thought about it like this. Earth was made from rocks from space. Now we are on Earth. Doesn't that mean that we came from space? I find it very hard to believe that the one rock that brought life (as we know it) to Earth was the only one.
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    we are all made of stars :)
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    The questions is about other living lifeforms............

    Sunk in yet...............

    The answer is an unequivocal yes. We've found bacteria in asteroids and bacterial fossils on other planets. The real question (as others have already pointed out) is intelligent lifeforms. I remain skeptical, and think our first encounter will give us the answer and expand the dishes in the cannibal's cookbook. I wonder if they'll like how we taste, or just remove us through teraforming and manual termination?
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    this world and universe is too big for us to live all alone, there must be another creatures but we are as human being is given all to be the chosen one to discover and take care all that made by the God
    sorry, its kinda too hard for my brain :D
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    Yes, some are, some are, some are.

    The USSR (at the height of the Cold War, no less) has tried to intercept USOs and have had significant damage to warships because of it. If that isn't blatant proof there's visitors with far superior technology than ours, I don't know what is.
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    i personally don't see the chances of us having already had contact with alien life being
    very high. of course it is possible, but for something so mind-blowingly huge, there is
    little, little evidence to support it. it's mostly people's word, and that is not enough.

    sure governments can hide stuff - but i just can't believe they are able to hide known
    contact with alien life. they are not that competent, and that is a big secret.
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    There's lot's of cases with physical evidence (also known as "trace cases"). The major ones are listed here:
    http://ufos.about.com/od/physicalproofcases/UFO_Cases_with_Physical_Proof.htm

    USSR and other governments (believe Brazil was another) do not hide encounters between their militaries and unidentified craft. They have well documented cases of phenomena they could not explain.
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    To be fair, most life that is advance enough to travel to our planet, probably looks down and thinks " shit me!!!! What primitive slobs. Maybe later".
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    yeah but "we don't understand" is a far cry from "it's intelligent life"

    my point is that, that evidence is not evidence. it begs the question,
    but cannot confirm the answer.
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    I cant remember the name of the word im looking for but i mean "something that is impossible to tell". Like if someone asks if God is real, you can neither prove or disprove this statement. I tend to lean to the side that says the universe is too big not to have anything out there. However I wont argue over the existence of other life because i cannot prove or disprove any theory.

    I don't really believe in ancient civilization contact with aliens because there isn't definitive evidence so again i just think we don't know anything for sure to me its just possibilities, things that may have happened. There isnt enough evidence to support any real theories.

    As for a multiverse or parallel universes, string theory and that there is many existences all existing at the same time; well it all seems to be likely to me.

    There are theories about ancient civilizations and alien contact with the pyramids being one example and uses of electricity such as the Baghdad battery. Even devil worshipping stemming from alien encounters and Illuminati conspiracies involving aliens.
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    Read the descriptions that people that witnessed it provided. Often they involve a featureless metalitic object, hovering, then shooting into space at speeds no human creation can even approach. They're obviously mechanical and something vastly more intelligent had to make it. There's simply no other reasonable explaination. Hell, Navy divers even witnessed one UFO repairing another deep under water off of Newfoundland, Canada, proving that they are both mechanical and intelligent.

    "Evidence is not evidence" is an oxymoron.
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    oxymoron or not, my point was clear. fine then, i'll just say : that's not evidence.

    personal accounts are not scientific enough to proclaim aliens have visited us.

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