Greetings, as many of you know life is precious, Earth is unique and we are not alone in this universe. How can the can people look up and think that
we are all there is. There is many more like us and vastly different than us, just look in the mirror and ask yourself "What am I?"
The obvious answer is not always the correct answer. If everything was answered by the most obvious, there would be no need to seek answers as the
answer is obvious. Additionally we would know more about the depths of our oceans than we do of outer space.
It's easy to say there is nothing else out there like us and there is no proof that we are not alone. But I ask you this, is it really that hard to
open your mind to the facts that you cannot see?
Allow me to help those in dire need:
The Universe is immensely large and possibly infinite in volume. The region visible from Earth (the observable Universe) is a sphere with a radius of
about 47 billion light years, based on where the expansion of space has taken the most distant objects observed. For comparison, the diameter of a
typical galaxy is only 30,000 light-years, and the typical distance between two neighboring galaxies is only 3 million light-years. As an example,
our Milky Way Galaxy is roughly 100,000 light years in diameter, and our nearest sister galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy, is located roughly 2.5 million
light years away. There are probably more than 100 billion (10^11) galaxies in the observable Universe. Typical galaxies range from dwarfs with as few
as ten million (10^7) stars up to giants with one trillion (10^12) stars, all orbiting the galaxy's center of mass. A 2010 study by astronomers
estimated that the observable Universe contains 300 sextillion (3×10^23) stars.
"Universe contains 300 sextillion (3×10^23) stars."
Interpret this phrase for a moment and ponder what that means. Now, I'm telling you your on 1 planet around 1 star that has numerous bodies, some with
unresolved evidence of life was there previously or not.
So that makes 300 sextillion (probably still under exaggerated number) x ?????? might as well call it infinite.
So does it not seem plausible that you are living proof life develops here and elsewhere as well, I think it does and so should you.
Here's a cool video if you were search of something neat but did not find it so far:
I hope you enjoyed the read whether you believe or not, keep it civil in the discussion and just because I did not give any substantial evidence in a
pic form for those of you in the pics or it didn't happen crew, here is a pic of a puppy with a long face for your bleeding heart.
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I agree that there is life elsewhere in the universe. There has to be. If you were to consider the universe as being every beach on this planet, earth
would just be one grain of sand. This can't be it.
I gave you a flag for the good thread, and a star for the puppy
Life is incredibly resilient. It will find places to prosper, for instance, look at the extremophiles that live in hydrothermal vents. I strongly
believe that this universe is biophilic, not biophobic (even though the hostile and violent nature of the universe may shed doubt on that).
Given the immense vastness of the universe (there are approximately 10^22 to 10^24 stars in the universe, like you mentioned), it's likely that life,
intelligent or not, exists on a number of planets. It's inexcusably anthropocentric to suggest that life happened to evolve on this little
blueish-green speck in an ocean of stars. The chemicals that make up our body composition are abundantly spread throughout the universe, so all life
needs is a planet/moon, time, and the correct conditions to harbor life.
If someone believes that life only evolved on Earth (advocates of the Rare Earth theory), then they're implying that life is an extremely rare
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I WANT there to be life elsewhere, but even though you come out with numbers that argue an almost definite chance of there being life, this is still
not proof. Just stuff pointing to a very very very high probability. Once again though, I state, I really hope there is ET life
You (and others) seem to cling to a false premise that because WE can ask an important question, eg, is there life out there, that the answer MUST be
You can quote all the numbers and calculations you like until the cows come home, but there is still to this day NO PROOF.
WE are "living proof" of US, that is all. Your wishful thinking doesn't allow room for anything but possibilities, and I think too many people these
days are gullible to a point that if it might exist then it must. Bad reality and right now, fantasy.
Sure, many people will pipe up and say they KNOW life out there exists or that they've been abducted or seen a UFO or aliens etc. Unfortunately the
thing many people conveniently put aside is the fact that we ARE human and therefore we are fallible and not always honest.
When I can see it, touch it and know 100% for myself then I will believe. Until then, there IS no proof so stop with the delusions to feed the wishful
Life on Earth is only proof of stupidity. Just a ball of dirt hurtling through space with no destination and no purpose.
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So does it not seem plausible that you are living proof
Just quote that part to ask you seem like your not sure if you ask if its plausible about anything if its proof.
Its proof of what it is that humans inhabit planet earth, is not proof but opens a case of evidence for intelligent life to exist elsewhere, proof
maybe in your view but not the shared realty we all share.
Your OP does not rebuke anything only strengthens the fact you brought up evidence not proof.
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