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Originally posted by raivo
if there were aliens why would they give a damn what we would think of them or what our governments thoughts of disclosure? But as we have clearly seen there are no aliens (prove me wrong if you want to) so all this is just another useless thread.edit on 22-5-2011 by raivo because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Kaiju
I would add my "no" as well. I don't think that increasing the amount of people that are desperate for an all powerful nanny would go over too well. The world is already collapsing under the weight of these types. What if they just said "Hi, we're here. But we're going to stay way out here in space until you are capable of getting to us, before becoming involved." All the "save me"ers would then resent the aliens.
I think we have to grow up and get through things our selves before they will befriend us.
So yes, I think we need to get started. I think we need to start making everyone earn their keep on this planet. Think of the street cred that will earn us in our galactic neighborhood!