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Aliens - do you believe

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Newatthis Sun 20-Jun-21 10:10:17

There has been sightings of UFO's in the Philippines recently. Do you believe in extra-terrestrials or has any of you had experience of seeing them (or being abducted)?

Savvy Sun 20-Jun-21 10:14:26

To the best of my knowledge, I've never met an alien, but I do believe that given the size of the universe, its highly likely that we are not alone and that there are other planets with life.

I also think that if they are visiting earth, judging by the mess we've made of our planet, they're popping over to make damn sure we haven't got off it yet. NIMBY aliens.

halfpint1 Sun 20-Jun-21 10:17:13

Nov

TerriBull Sun 20-Jun-21 10:23:15

I think I do! believe that they could exist. Never seen one, and don't think I'd want to a scary proposition.

Barack Obama recently said something along the lines "there's a lot being withheld from the American people about aliens" I don't think he is a person to sensationalise.

I've read a bit and seen pictures of that Rosewall alien who crashed to earth in the US in some sort of space vessel in the late '40s. I suppose some may consider there's something of the Lochness Monster about those pictures. I have an open mind

Oldwoman70 Sun 20-Jun-21 10:24:54

I think logic dictates that there has to be life on other planets. However, I think it unlikely there have been aliens walking amongst us - that would assume they looked like us.

As for abductions - why would intelligent creatures travel millions of miles to land in a field, pick up some random human, carry out experiments and then return that person to earth? Would they not be more likely to try to make contact with earth leaders or scientists?

timetogo2016 Sun 20-Jun-21 10:24:58

Yes they excist,they are running the country,commonly known as a government.

grannyactivist Sun 20-Jun-21 10:25:09

Are angels considered to be aliens? If so, then yes, I believe.

henetha Sun 20-Jun-21 10:29:37

In a way, yes. I think there are many things about which we do not know.

maddyone Sun 20-Jun-21 10:31:58

No, I don’t believe.

Alegrias1 Sun 20-Jun-21 10:34:49

How timely.

www.heraldscotland.com/news/19384159.ufos-became-worlds-original-conspiracy-theory/

This is behind a paywall, but in summary:

No UFOs.
There has always been a terrestrial explanation, but people want to believe otherwise.
People used to believe they'd been abducted to fairyland, now its aliens.

The universe is a big place and there may be life elsewhere. But they are too far away its its likely that we'll never know. Maybe we'll find proto-life on Venus or Mars, if we're lucky.

annodomini Sun 20-Jun-21 10:51:25

There is probably life on other plants in remote solar systems. It might be microbial, or it might be advanced. Given the size of our universe, it will be a long time before our species works out how to reach out over such distances and other species on other worlds may be thinking the same. I like the theory of a multiverse in which beings like us go about their business just as we do. Philip Pullman's fiction, Alice's Wonderland...

M0nica Sun 20-Jun-21 11:00:49

There may be life on other planets, but why do we always assume that they will be more advanced, super intelligent and wiser than us? We could actually be the ones teaching them a lesson or so.

I always think there is something proto-religious about this belief in either all wise or all evil aliens of supermen knowledge. Stick to the Gods we already have, there is a big enough choice.

Aliens may have reached the earth but they will be as microbes and one celled objects that arrive on th surface of meteorites etc.

MawBe Sun 20-Jun-21 11:01:33

I have seen the channels at airports…… 🤖🤖🤖

greenlady102 Sun 20-Jun-21 11:03:48

www.youtube.com/watch?v=d27gTrPPAyk

mumski Sun 20-Jun-21 14:49:36

Love the video *Greenlady*. I've not seen it before, Sting looks so young . Certainly lots of very strange 'people' when I lived in the US

Hithere Sun 20-Jun-21 14:54:08

Yes, of course!
We cannot be the only life in the universe

BlueBelle Sun 20-Jun-21 14:56:45

No I don’t believe in UFO s, ghosts or anything else I can’t see hear smell or touch There may well be life of some kind on other planets They may even be superior but I don’t think they are trying to get here and I certainly don’t believe they ve been here having a look round

Scribbles Sun 20-Jun-21 19:17:49

Of course I believe. You've seen Boris Johnson, haven't you?

Littleannie Sun 20-Jun-21 19:31:12

Some years ago I read a comment by a scientist, who said we should be keeping quiet and not sending signals into space. He argued that aliens may come here, find our rich resources , and kill us all to get them. Or farm us all like cows for food!

Blossoming Sun 20-Jun-21 19:43:10

No, but I keep an open mind.

Redhead56 Sun 20-Jun-21 22:40:24

I only believe what I see and I am sure Aliens would not believe what they see if they came here.

M0nica Mon 21-Jun-21 10:25:37

Littleannie it is nice to kow that even sme scientists are off their rockers.

Callistemon Mon 21-Jun-21 11:08:08

Yes.
People with Rh Neg blood are aliens.

That includes me 🙂

henetha Mon 21-Jun-21 11:11:03

And me!

Savvy Mon 21-Jun-21 11:29:56

I've been here for years, every time my doctor looks at my x-rays he thinks I've come from outer space, lol.