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Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 25, 2010 2:20 pm 
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Aliens almost certainly exist but humans should avoid making contact, Professor Stephen Hawking has warned.

In a series for the Discovery Channel the renowned astrophysicist said it was "perfectly rational" to assume intelligent life exists elsewhere.

But he warned that aliens might simply raid Earth for resources, then move on.

"If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans," he said.

Prof Hawking thinks that, rather than actively trying to communicate with extra-terrestrials, humans should do everything possible to avoid contact.

He explained: "We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet."



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Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:02 pm 
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Professor Stephen Hawking wrote:
We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet.


classic


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completely classic.... and honestly very true.


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I dunno I like me


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depends upon which ones you contact!



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Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 25, 2010 8:26 pm 
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PAULI wrote:
depends upon which ones you contact!


Which ones have you been in contact with, Pauli?


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Culture clash is inevitable, what would this strategy yield beyond delaying the event?


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Im pretty sure that when they say "take me to your leader" he will bow as he shakes their hand ..and its all over.



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I've been meeting aliens all over this forum, and I'm okay. Granted, I've found some wacky aliens but on the whole their rants are harmless if somewhat annoying at times.


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