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Originally posted by stevooo
reply to post by kauskau
Ufos as extra dimensional spiritual entities. thats probably the scariest proposition ive heard.
Originally posted by Observer99
Originally posted by Pimander
reply to post by stevooo
There are 3 main definite reasons why Earth is probably being watched.
1. Humans are warlike.
2. Humans are now going into space and may take those imperial attitudes with us.
3. Humans now have nukes and maybe other advanced weaponry not generally known by the masses which may be a threat to our cosmic cousins (especially the ones who may "own" our patch of the galaxy).
LOL at all of those. I'll quote the illustrious 'Q' from ST:TNG, who calls us (actually even the fictional humans in our idyllic 24th century future) a "dangerously savage child race." Certainly if we possessed ships like the Enterprise-D along with its array of weaponry, I might expect them to be very concerned. But given that we are likely to kill ourselves off in any number of ways, and given the complete crudeness of our ships and weapons, I have to laugh if you think ANY interstellar race considers us a threat. The only way any humans would be an interstellar threat would be if you gave them hyper-advanced tech the likes of which we have barely imagined.
Originally posted by ItsAnOddFuture
Perhaps because we are teetering on the edge of being able to travel much deeper into space and they are monitoring us?
There is a lot of reasons that people have already touched on, and since they are more than likely much more advanced then us, I think its safe to say that there could be many reasons that are beyond our understanding. Too often people try to insist that because they are more advanced then us, that they have no reason to bother with us. To me that makes no sense. If anything, that is all the reason for them to interact with us.edit on 11-6-2011 by ItsAnOddFuture because: (no reason given)