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Originally posted by noonebutme
I figure, if an alien race DID want to war with us, it'd be for something like natural resources - not for some Borge-esque view of total dominance.
Originally posted by AlienCarnage
I see it this way, we as a society have increased our potential for destructive weapons which we are getting better at vs our potential for space travel which is no where near where it could be.
If the “Advanced Aliens” reach us and start a fight it is possible that the opposite happened on their planet, where as they put more effort in space technology instead of weapons, therefore they might not be as advanced as people think in the area of weapons technology. If this were true, they might be no match for us.
If we won the war, it is possible the only tech that would improve is our space flight tech and possibly computer tech.
[edit on 9/9/2009 by AlienCarnage]
Originally posted by Amalgam
Well if we go with the "space pirate" idea then it's not necessary. For all we know it could be likened to a bunch of teenagers driving around in a car shooting at people with a paint ball gun.
But if we go with the "Advanced alien civilization declares war on humanity" approach I think it would be a safe bet to assume they have more advanced weapons technology then us.
Though it's possible that originally they were a peaceful alien race and had never seen a need for weapons technology and only made it as a direct response to there need of a way to acquire this planet successfully. (This hypothesis would support our being able to 'win' such a war.)
Originally posted by krystalice
Please, this is not possible by any remote chance that we would win a batle against a civilization who is possibly 10000000 years older then us.
They can obliterate you from orbit. You will die, never having seen the faces of your killers.
Originally posted by zorgon
They were peaceful until they started seeing our old TV episodes and HG Wells "War of the Worlds"
Originally posted by TheNetherlands
Man i have to repeat this a thousand times:
We will never be invaded by aliens!! We will never be invaded by aliens!!If aliens wanted to invade, why wait until we have atomic nucleair bombs, Star Wars defend system etc etc.
We will be invaded. Governments will say we are invaded by aliens. But that .
I notice one thing, each year that follows UFO's pictures become more intelligent, more detailed, more sophisticated and it seems (to me) that we only resembles UFO technologies to the best of our ability in our possible imaginative manner during our time-frame, it's like a fashion.
Originally posted by AlienCarnagethey are free to use whatever resources they wish.