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Originally posted by moocowman
So do you think that humanity would do greater justice to itself if it dumped religion and focused on science in order to discover spirituality ? After all science is but the attempt to study the undiscovered, without limitations in a manner of speaking.
Originally posted by eaganthorn
reply to post by theflashor
It’s probably nothing more than a curiosity but I do find it somewhat provocative that all life on this planet share common DNA sequencing. Furthermore, that it appears that the more simple the form of life within a species, the longer the strand of DNA. In contrast, the more advanced has a lesser number of chromosomes.
For example, the extinct Woolley Mammoth has 29 pairs of chromosomes in its DNA and its more advanced, modern day relative, the elephant, has 28 pair. Gorillas, Orangutan and Chimps have 24 pair, whereas their more advanced cousins have 23 pair. There are of course exceptions, but it almost gives an appearance of counting down.
With an imagination, one could suppose that a type 3 civilization could have sent fourth probes throughout the universe to report back on livable galaxies, solar systems, and planets. Such an advanced civilization, as classically described, would have little to no regard for the concept of time and would use bio-probes instead of mechanical ones. So, who is to say that DNA isn’t a programmable bio-probe, that was disbursed in this universe by a type 3 civilization long ago and if, only if, the conditions are just right, the probes will grow and develop and eventually send signals into space, thus notifying the type 3’s that a livable habitat has been located.
While this idea wouldn’t be effective in the sense of time, it most certainly would be effective in the sense of effort given the vastness of the universe. Think about it, why explore the cold and dead areas of space when you can plan ahead and visit that which you would know would hospitable.
Originally posted by theflashor
Who says that there isnt lifeforms living in space that dont need oxygen,? its a theory which isnt to hard to beleive.
Originally posted by spellbound
I don't think aliens sit around saying "I am really from Planet Earth, but I am here to be punished...for some reason...to learn...to teach" etc etc etc.
I do believe there is intelligent life in the Universe - just not here (joke, but sometimes I wonder...).
So why don't we just appreciate our planet and try to save it and the life depending on it?
Also, we have always been told that we are using about 10% of our brain - please would some kind alien come and teach us how to use the rest - how come we don't know how to? This is a total enigma to me, unless it is an outright lie.