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Message 975640 - Posted: 4 Mar 2010, 4:24:46 UTC

Why is it so hard to believe in intelligent life other than humans. Crop circles??? radio messages??
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Message 975667 - Posted: 4 Mar 2010, 7:36:08 UTC - in response to Message 975640.  

Why is it so hard to believe in intelligent life other than humans. Crop circles??? radio messages??

Greetings and welcome to the boards!!
Unfortunately I have no single evidence of ETI, but I am positive about thinking that we are not the only ones around, although the next spot with life might be so far away that it will take ages for some kind of interaction.
Only our level of technology which , by the way will have to increase much more, can help us make the first approach to alien civilizations. Because there are lots of them outside.

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Message 977277 - Posted: 11 Mar 2010, 1:06:41 UTC - in response to Message 975640.  
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Why is it so hard to believe in intelligent life other than humans.

I think cats are quite intelligent, dogs even more. Horses seem to know more than a brick and even bees show intelligence when gathering pollen. Even aardvarks are intelligent enough to find food for themselves.

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Message 982787 - Posted: 23 Mar 2010, 16:03:55 UTC - in response to Message 975640.  

I would distinguih between intelligent life other than humans and "crop circles".
Crop circles are bunk, man made by pranksters, no matter how elaborate they look.
Off earth intelligent life in the galaxy is IMHO a certainty.
It may take some time to prove however.

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Message 983546 - Posted: 25 Mar 2010, 16:24:09 UTC

Welcome to Seti@home SuperB:)
I agree with Dirk. Our technology just isn't advanced enough
to find intelligent life out there. I do believe they're out there though.

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Message 987390 - Posted: 8 Apr 2010, 1:17:09 UTC

There is already enough intelligence demonstrated in the lesser forms of life we share this planet with to lead most reasonable folk to conclude it can't be simply a one-of-a-kind event. Given that, we are simply talking about "when" and "where" and "how" it also arose elsewhere, but not "if".

The fun part is to follow a flight of fancy through to its potential conclusion and imagine us even just ten thousand years from now (a blick of an eye galactically).

Then project that onto what's got to be going on in the galaxy around us right now. Cool.

I just regret we are so little into our scientific era in comparison and can't even imagine what's really "out there" (just think what only 100 years ago would have made of a "computer"; then add 9900 years to that alone!).

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