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Amazing Potential Alien Characteristics—Do You Have a Favorite, Scariest, Most Fascinating, More I

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posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 01:56 PM
I recently had what I considered a personal revelation. Should alien life truly be visiting our planet, wouldn’t there be an inexhaustible number of issues to contemplate and examine for our own good, many of which are not related to the obvious concession their technology is more advanced than ours? As in almost any interaction with others, it is imperative to know the person, or in this case “entity” in order to understand more about who or what you are dealing with.

So as a personal exercise I started a list of things I would be curious about if aliens were to announce themselves or become undeniable for whatever reason. I scared myself, laughed, pondered deeply, doubted myself, plus many, many more thoughts and reactions, but I found it an absolutely FASCINATING exercise trying to determine what I considered is possible, probable, realistic and best or worse case scenarios.

So here is my 15 minute compilation of attributes. You will think of many others, and probably much more important ones. Obviously in no particular order and I apologize for the lack of organization. Do you see any that you think are more important than the others or can you suggest some of your own for consideration?

If they are real, I want to understand them.
Do they have:
Individual personalities-- Potential level for variant psychological discrepancies
Other emotions
Various integrated races?
Verbal language?
Different organs than we have for whatever?
100% use of their brains
Favorite food (hopefully not humans)
Have they surpassed our supposed “laws” of physics successfully
Found ways around the laws?
Writing/other forms of communication than we are familiar with
Evolution of their species?
Belief in creationism?
Could they even be a lower species on their world just looking for new experience?
Creativity, art, music, entertainment, concept of fiction?
Concept of bravery
Concept of respect (for other life forms, perhaps?)
Life span
Range of intelligence (Are their dumb ones as dumb as ours?)
Concept of family
Rights of others
Same species
Other species
Death experience
Belief/knowledge of ghosts
DNA or something else?
Do they understand a preference?
Transportation in native environment
Concept of ownership
Believe in humans? Could they somehow not be aware of us?
Autonomous or co-dependent
Level of maturity in comparison with one another and/or us
What is their degree of self awareness?
What is their native environment
How do they experience sight, smells, hearing, tasting touching, and any additional “senses”
Time awareness
Time travel?
Dimensional travel?
Physical bodies still necessary?

posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 02:21 PM
* Extraordinary sex appeal
* Deep wisdom

posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 06:46 PM
reply to post by xpoq47

Alien sex would be awesome.

posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 06:56 PM

Within only two replies it went straight to SEX.
That has to be a new ATS record

Do they sunbathe.

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posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 07:20 PM
Do their in-laws drive them bat $h!t crazy?

posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 08:02 PM
I'd give them this test IQ test and tell them our advanced intelligent people score about 50% on it.:

Just to test their humour.

posted on Nov, 27 2012 @ 11:18 PM
Can they answer:

What is the meaning of life?

Is there an ultimate supreme being in the Universe?

What happened before the Big Bang?

What is the dimensional extent of the Universe?

Is time-travel possible?

Is travel faster than the speed of light possible?

Is there self-consciousness after death?

How many sentient civilizations are in our galaxy? In the Universe?

Are Love/Hate/Empathy/Ecstasy universal or unique emotions?

Is instantaneous communication across interstellar/intergalactic distances possible?

How did humanity come to be and arise on Earth?

Are you and your fellow extraterrestrials altruistic or malevolent?

How is life different on your planet?

Can I buy you a drink?

Will you come back tomorrow? I may have a few more questions...

Thank you!

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