On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:05:39 PM UTC-7, Lawrence Crowell wrote:
> On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12:23:47 PM UTC-6, agrays...@gmail.com 
> wrote:
>> On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:49:55 AM UTC-7, John Clark wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 10:07 AM, <agrays...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ​> ​
>>>> I plead stupidity. I still don't get it.
>>> ​Your plea is duly noted and entered into the court record.
>>>> ​> ​
>>>> Why would the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence imply doom for 
>>>> humanity?
>>> ​Ask the flying saucer people that are running around Roswell. 
>>> ​ John K Clark​
>> You're a prick. AG 
> Alan --- in case you have not gotten a sense of things, talking about UFOs 
> and grey aliens is just stoner talk. Curiously I see these things as 
> forming the narratives for what might be emerging as the new religions. I 
> think comic book superheros are serving this as well. These things are 
> filling in the role of gods or superbeing, where traditional monotheism is 
> disintegrating. We seem to be seeing the emergence of  pseudoscientific 
> polytheistic semi-belief systems. L Ron Hubbard had sort of the right idea 
> along these lines. However, none of that stuff has any scientific merit.

*The flaw in your reasoning is that the aliens alleged to have been 
observed at Roswell, and in other contexts btw, do NOT in any way resembles 
the gods of religious enthusiasts. Neither am I asserting anything like 
that. All I am claiming is that the 6 witnesses in the video I posted seem 
credible. If so, aliens have been contacted. AG *

> There are a number of ways finding aliens might mean our doom. Assume in 
> this galaxy we find a number of ET species out there at approximately our 
> level of development. This would then mean no alien species has reached the 
> level of super-advanced, say type II or III civilization, and most or all 
> die out before reaching that. That would presumably include us as well. 
> Also if we found a type III civilization was somewhere out there taking 
> over this galaxy they would swat us away in a moment if we stood in their 
> way. If they wanted to convert the planets of this solar system in to some 
> energy grid to tap into the sun they could do it. After all, we don't give 
> a lot of concern for life that get wiped out in our developments of 
> resources. Remember the opening of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. If we 
> meet Vogons, we're dead.

*I can imagine a more mature human race where diversity of species is 
valued and achieved. It's already happening to some extent. I can also 
imagine advanced ET's with similar values. So, contrary to your dim view, 
it's really NOT a foregone conclusion that advanced ET will wipe out 
humanity. AG*

> LC

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