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Don't Talk To Aliens, Warns Stephen Hawking

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posted on Apr, 26 2010 @ 12:24 AM
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Don't Talk To Aliens, Warns Stephen Hawking


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Stephen Hawking has given an interview to the Times in which 'he has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain to exist but that instead of seeking them out, humanity should be doing all that it can to avoid any contact.' He says, 'I imagine they might exist in massive ships, having used up all the resources from their home planet. Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonize whatever planets they can reach. ... If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn't turn ou
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posted on Apr, 26 2010 @ 12:24 AM
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This is a different view, since our scientists and dreamers alike are looking for alien contact. SETI for example has many satellites devoted to the search, NASA is scanning planets for life...but maybe our own curiosity and exploration could spell our our doom. Though It think it would be impossible to "hide" from advanced forces.

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posted on Apr, 26 2010 @ 12:26 AM
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D'oh, this has already been posted here: www.abovetopsecret.com...

My headline is cooler though



posted on Apr, 26 2010 @ 01:37 AM
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I know I have seen this before ..... No civilization that was visited by another more evolved (errr technically superior) has ended well for the land owners.

just look at past history for a lesson in what happens. Earth will be no different.




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