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Originally posted by jellyman1991
well they visit our planet to study us, if you were an intelligent lifeform and found these aliens on a blue planet with limited technology wouldn't you wan't to no how there species works because being descended from apes might be vulgar on there planet.
Originally posted by iexplore
Should we find and prove other life exists...we are infact as alien as any other "life" which exists inside the universe...
Originally posted by atsbeliever
I think we're all gonna turn into forum trolls which are itself a unique life form birthed on the internet, and ruining real discussion on real stories with fluff annoyances
Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
We would bumble around and make a mess of it, pretty much as we do with everything. And in the end justify our taking control of whatever.
WHEN Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, there was relatively little evidence in the fossil record of evolutionary change. Darwin spent two chapters of his book apologising for the paucity of the fossil record, but predicted that it would eventually support his ideas.
What Darwin was bemoaning was the lack of "transitional" fossils - those with anatomical features intermediate between two major groups of organisms. At the time, such fossils were conceived as "missing links" in the "great chain of being" from lowly corals through higher organisms such as birds and mammals to humans (and ultimately to God).
****We now know this is a misconception. Life does not progress up a hierarchical ladder from "low" to "high" but is a branching bush with numerous lineages splitting apart and coexisting simultaneously.