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Firstly, we assume any potential alien life forms visiting us are ‘humanoid’. While I accept the fact that any ‘advanced’ race would require the ability to handle delicate things such as pens or soldering irons etc, that does not necessarily mean they stand on two sets of feet attached to two legs.
We also assume they have the same senses as us. As hard as it may be for someone who is ‘stone deaf’ here on Earth to communicate and develop it does not mean a species that has never been able to hear could not develop without this sense. Likewise, other planets with differing atmospheres or amounts of light could mean eyes develop to detect light at higher or lower frequencies. On Earth we have animals that can easily see outside what would be to us humans ‘visible light’. Don’t assume they have voice boxes either.
Originally posted by nullster
If one is to use the "accounts" or "stories" of the inernal of a UFO, there would be no instruments.
Originally posted by The Director
Firstly, we assume any potential alien life forms visiting us are ‘humanoid’.
But I think the idea that another life form that has traveled between stars with technology we can't even explain , might not be a superior intelligence is arrogant.
Originally posted by golemina
Aside from the arts (and maybe our primitive mathematics), show me anything that you feel truly demonstrates human intelligence...
It will be a short list...