Ok firstly I would like to state that I think life is common-place in the universe and that there is proof of our planet being visited by other
lifeforms for their own benefit.
It is not OFFICIALLY accepted ofcourse, but the numerous UFO sightings and Alien Abduction cases, personally is proof for me.
So to the question I have asked, why isn't there any "direct" proof of alien life in the universe?
If there are type 1, type 2 and type 3 civilizations out there why can we not see direct evidence of them?
Let's take a look at the milky way and our position in it to highlight my first idea...
We are located on what is known as the orion arm, this is one of the outer arms and we are located towards the end and edge of the orion arm, so
galactically speaking IMO our solar system is the equivilent of some "redneck" settlement that is in the middle of nowhere, so that's one idea...
we simply are away from the main population centre's of the galaxy, hence there not being much activity within our locale.
Another idea is ofcourse that with us being a type 0 (bordering on type 1) that there is some galactic protocol in place where higher civilizations,
type 1, 2 and 3 are forbidden to interfere with us, much like in startrek. That is not to say that some species do not come here and neferiously
interact with us to further their own agenda, hence it being very secret and in the "dark".
Why haven't we "officially" detected any evidence for there being other life forms out there? Well there is the obvious assumption that we have and
that evidence is being witheld from us, but also we are looking for planets which are similar to earth, well the thing about alien life is... well
it's alien, lol, it WON'T be anything like us, so we may well be looking in totally the wrong places. Also, SETI are looking for radio signals, well
this is just stupid in my opinion and is nothing short of a PR exercise for us, looking for radio signals? 1st that is basing an idea that there are
civilizations out there that use radio, but that would also take a VERY long time to get here! It is more likely that advanced civilizations are using
ADVANCED technologies to commuincate, so at this point ofcourse we aren't picking these up as we do not have the knowledge to do so! We could be
amongst an inter-galactic internet/communications network and we wouldn't even know it!
Those are just a few simple idea's, assuming that the "official" line is correct, which I do not believe it is.
For the record, as I stated at the beggining, I do believe that we are being visited by aliens who have their own agenda, who may well be breaching a
"galactic" treaty etc.
Please feel free to discuss all of your idea's why "direct" proof isn't being found and any idea's on what might be going on here.