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Do extra-terrestrial beings exist?

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by General Kenobi, Jun 14, 2003.

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Do extra-terrestrial beings exist?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Yes. It's only a matter of time before we start traveling to other galaxies, too.

    45.8%
  2. Maybe. They may exist, but there is no reliable evidence that they've ever visited us.

    43.5%
  3. No. They don't exist at all. There is no evidence to support their existence.

    10.7%
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  1. lorn_zahl

    lorn_zahl Jedi Master star 4

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    I think to believe that we're the only beings in our galaxy is a little naive. They have found microscopic life, water..etc anything is possible.

    Do I think there's Greys flying around our skies? Maybe... though it appears they may have passed us up after seeing all the murder and mayhem going on here.



     
  2. Mikaboshi

    Mikaboshi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I think they exist, the universe is a big place and if we could randomly be created then I have to believe that another planet could and does support life.

    I don't believe for one minute that extra-terrestrials have visited earth though.
     
  3. Captain_Typho

    Captain_Typho Jedi Master star 5

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    I went with maybe. I mean, as vast a sthe universe is, surely there is something out there with intellegent life besides us.
     
  4. Kyptastic

    Kyptastic VIP star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Maybe. They may exist, but there is no reliable evidence that they've ever visited us.
     
  5. The_Crow

    The_Crow Jedi Master star 4

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    Jan 10, 2006
  6. crash_slayer

    crash_slayer Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I voted yes, but i doubt that we will be traveling the galaxy. if the other life isn't intelligent then we'll have ntohing to do with them, and if they are intelligent then they'll have nothing to do with us [face_plain]
     
  7. KELIA

    KELIA Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jul 26, 2005
    Only in Hollywood :D
     
  8. Rouge77

    Rouge77 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Yes, but that does not mean that we will eventually meet them. It is a big galaxy after all. Overall, I think that life is common in the universe, but that intelligent life and especially spacefaring civilizations are rare.
     
  9. jedikitty19

    jedikitty19 Jedi Knight star 6

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    Feb 23, 2006
    No. They don't exist at all. There is no evidence to support their existence.
     
  10. _princess_leia_

    _princess_leia_ Jedi Master star 6

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    Feb 23, 2004
    Yes. Not sure where or how many, but we aren't alone.
     
  11. ticopuma

    ticopuma Jedi Knight star 5

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    Aug 2, 2005
    Maybe. They may exist, but there is no reliable evidence that they've ever visited us.

    I'm pretty darn sure that they indeed do exist, but not that they have visited Earth.
     
  12. Veloz

    Veloz Jedi Master star 6

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    Aug 30, 2004
    Yes. It's only a matter of time before we start traveling to other galaxies, too
    I'm not sure we'd travel to other galaxies :p but i do believe they exist.
     
  13. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    We can always use the Stargate to cross galaxies.

    But seriously, with the recent announcement that they discovered a planet that is 1.5 times larger than earth, in the 'Goldilocks zone' of it's system, a approx temperature of 0 degress C to 45 degress and traces of water. Then there is a good possibility that there is also live there.

    Not to mention most of the Milkyway is uncharted, who know's what we will find out there or what will find us.
     
  14. JediVegeta

    JediVegeta Jedi Master star 4

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    Dec 20, 2000
    Yeah, sure. Why not?
     
  15. BultarSwan

    BultarSwan Founder: Grand Rapids, MI FF star 10

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    Jul 5, 2003
  16. 1Yodimus_Prime

    1Yodimus_Prime Jedi Master star 4

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    Imagine, for a moment, that every star is a di.

    With nearly a quadrillion "dice" orbiting our Galaxy, and countless trillions upon trillions of similar sized-or-larger galaxies beyond that, each with their own near-quadrillion dice, all with a least a miniscule chance of landing on "Life"...The odds fall in favor of Yes.

    Yes and then some, actually.


    The trick is, assuming we find life (unlikely), and assuming that life is complex (highly unlikely), and assuming that complex life is intelligent (astronomically unlikely), and assuming they are advanced enough to communicate with us (Act-of-God-level unlikely)...

    ...how would we even hope to begin talking to them? Hell, simply sending an image of a human, smiling and waving, could be enough to incite them to war. And we'd never know why. Or vice versa. Remember: the first human-made images ever sent into space was a broadcast of the Olympic games that Hitler spoke at. No alien lifeform would understand the significance of that, outside of the fact that it's associated with us, and would likely tack it onto any response they try to send us. Think about that.
     
  17. Star_Rocker

    Star_Rocker Jedi Master star 4

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    Jan 16, 2006
    Trick question right?

    Of course extra-terrestrials exist.
     
  18. Jango10

    Jango10 Jedi Master star 5

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    Sep 22, 2002
    Maybe. Maybe not.
     
  19. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent 2017 Celebrity Deathpool Winner star 10

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    how would we even hope to begin talking to them? Hell, simply sending an image of a human, smiling and waving, could be enough to incite them to war. And we'd never know why. Or vice versa. Remember: the first human-made images ever sent into space was a broadcast of the Olympic games that Hitler spoke at. No alien lifeform would understand the significance of that, outside of the fact that it's associated with us, and would likely tack it onto any response they try to send us. Think about that.

    Math is universal.
     
  20. Zaz

    Zaz Jedi Knight star 9

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    No.
     
  21. Glove_of_Darth_Vader

    Glove_of_Darth_Vader Jedi Youngling star 1

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  22. Bri_Windstar

    Bri_Windstar Jedi Master star 4

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    May 27, 2002
    I voted Maybe. I don't really believe that they've visited Earth, but I think it's incredibly arrogant to assume we're alone.
     
  23. MarasFire

    MarasFire Jedi Master star 4

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    Jun 14, 2007
    Do angels count? :p


    I think that if extra-terrestrials don't exist yet, they will.
     
  24. Fel_Freak228

    Fel_Freak228 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 23, 2007
    No way...they don't exist. Unless you're talking about angels like MarasFire mentioned or God.:D :p
     
  25. packerfansam

    packerfansam Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 28, 2007
    Yes. It just seems so unlikely that with all the endless space out there that not one single planet or solar system would have some form of life.
     
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