Do You Believe in Aliens?

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Post by Tags » 15 Mar 2017, 17:16

I want to beleive...

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Post by matildajay » 16 Mar 2017, 02:29

This is such a challenging question as currently no one has the simple proof, nor the scientific knowledge with which to attain a definitive answer. As far as opinions go, I think it is rather possible, somewhere out there that is. I certainly don't think we'll find alien life anywhere within the confines of our solar system, probably not even our galaxy...but the universe is so vast, it is more than probable that there is some other life form, looking up and wondering the exact same question.

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Post by Jann Jumonong » 16 Mar 2017, 08:27

there's high possibility that any extraterrestrial object existed outside our planet. So believing in aliens wouldn't make you hallucinate of something that isn't scientifically proven like god.

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Post by Dh_ » 16 Mar 2017, 09:03

I think the universe is too big for us to be the only ones here. It seems very likely that, somewhere out there, there is some other form of life. I also like to believe we're not completely alone, so the possibility of aliens is exciting.

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Post by Aimy » 17 Mar 2017, 05:52

hsimone wrote:In We Are the Ants, Henry is abducted by aliens and is left with a difficult question - does he push the button that will save his planet or let the planet be destroyed?

Do you believe there are other life forms/aliens out there in space or are we the only ones? Do you believe they have an effect on our planet in any way?
Our tiny world in this vast universe makes me wonder what can be on other planets, in other galaxies. It can be some other life!

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Post by Lincoln » 17 Mar 2017, 07:26

Dh_ wrote:I think the universe is too big for us to be the only ones here. It seems very likely that, somewhere out there, there is some other form of life. I also like to believe we're not completely alone, so the possibility of aliens is exciting.
I tend to agree with this. Sure, it's a tiny possibility of life elsewhere, but the universe is so huge and encompassing that it probably happened multiple times elsewhere. Not only that, but life on earth could have been triggered from elsewhere.
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Post by hailvilla18 » 17 Mar 2017, 09:09

When I was young, I used to believe in aliens because of the movies and shows on television. When I grew up, I realized that hypotheses still have to be proven to be considered true. In this case, sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) are not enougj to conclude that aliens exist. They are claims from people which need to be further investigated. However, since the world is vast, I am not closing my mind of possibilities that we are not the only ones living in the universe.

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Post by CarrieMe » 18 Mar 2017, 02:00

Like others, I feel like the universe is so vast that logically, there MUST be other life out there. Even so, it kind of blows my mind to think about what that might actually look like if we ever came into contact with any.

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Post by kio » 22 Mar 2017, 15:57

Ever since my great uncle who worked in Area 51 said he believed in Aliens, I have.
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Post by Jeyran Main » 23 Mar 2017, 08:54

Yes, I do believe in other forms of unknown life besides the one on our planet.

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Post by michelonline29 » 23 Mar 2017, 20:28

Many people said that there are aliens since the universe is big enough for all creatures. For me I believe that there are aliens.
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Post by Moniquejm » 23 Mar 2017, 21:44

Yes I believe in Aliens but it does not mean that I let them affect the way I handle life.

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Post by Amagine » 24 Mar 2017, 16:25

I do believe that aliens exist in the universe. I don't know if they are on our planet but I refuse to believe we are the only living creatures in the universe. There is definitely something else out there that we just haven't discovered yet.
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Post by noorsawhney » 25 Mar 2017, 16:35

I used to be very skeptical about aliens, but now I constantly think about how there could be life somewhere else! Scientifically, there are planets that are suitable for life so it is very possible. I would always imagine aliens as being very technologically advanced, way more than us, then thinking we were very primitive. Until there is proof however, I will just continue to watch the X Files!
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Post by debo9967 » 29 Mar 2017, 02:08

I think there's a good chance of life on other planets in some other galaxy, but those galaxies are light years away. So, I don't think that life on those planets will affect us here anytime soon; but decades later who knows?

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