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originally posted by: Stupidsecrets
I feel certain this topic has been covered before but I have not seen it and have been on here a while so here it is:
If the US Government, along with many other Governments stated, unequivocally, that yes, aliens do in fact exist, how would it change your life on a personal level.
Would you still follow religion. Would it change your outlook on life on this planet. Maybe it has no impact and you say...meh so what, my fantasy football team is in the playoffs and I will read about it later. Big deal.
I honestly don't know myself. It would change my outlook on life but to what level no idea. I think overall though I would feel uncommonly insignificant. Still engaged in life but also powerless, helpless without knowing their intentions. Basically many restless night wondering what do they think of us. What do they want from us. How would religions deal with it. Would they make up new inventive tales to stay relevant. No idea really.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: one4all
Illuminate me then. LoL
Let me guess Tensor Beam comms or the like?
We don't have a means of communication yet that is undetectable given the very nature of communication.
Quantum Communications would be the best bet where an undetectable form of data transmission is concerned but that presents its own set of problems.
You need to understand there are millions of different ways such a civilization, in what amounts to our own backyard, would be detected, it's not just there communications they would need to hide, but also a multitude of other things.
The logistics of doing so would be rather an extreme prospect to consider.
And why hide if they don't need to?
We don't have anything in our arsenal that can destroy vehicles in deep space or on other worlds, nor are we lightly to have any time soon.