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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-27-11 09:29 PM
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14. I went for the most radical
in reality even sending robotic probes that can go at even half the speed of light implies a huge society investment, and a technological leap... though not as high as FTL travel with actual aliens on board. And don't get me started on the one way ticket nature of the trip under current knowledge.

Number one is still valid... we are not alone... a hell of a proposition for many on planet earth. It will still lead to a crisis of faith for many.

Now for a second let's entertain the start of your post... visiting the trailer parks would make sense if you wanted to hide your presence from the elites... but still have actual contact with the locals... I mean who will believe Aunt Bertha?

And I should add that to my file folder of humorous shorts. my mom met an alien, or something like that. The take me to your leader was done to death in the 50s... but i was going into both the technical matter and the philosophical matter, I suspect there is resistance to the mere concept, for philosophical reasons, just as a few people (what is it 45%) resist evolution on religious reasons.
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