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Human beings are obsessed with the possibility of life on other planets. Countless movies, books, and television shows are centered around alien civilizations, and there is an entire subculture of people devoted to the idea that aliens not only exist, but have already visited our planet for the inexplicable purpose of livestock mutilation and the molestation of the barely-literate. However, we can say with a candor close to absolute certainty that nobody on Earth will ever see warp drive starships or quad-breasted space women from the Crab Nebula, because for a number of reasons, the chances of us ever meeting any aliens are slim to none. Why? Well ...
Originally posted by Druscilla
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
1. We've done nothing but kill each other over the last 10k years. Who wants to meet that?
Originally posted by ChaoticOrder
reply to post by MadhatterTheGreat
Interesting article. The 3 most likely reason imo are these:
1) Universe is simply too large for them to find us.