Source: The Atlantic Wire
quote: Is there other intelligent life out there? Almost certainly.
quote: The Fermi paradox does not take into account that aliens might have visited and thought "on second thoughts we might leave these semi evolved simians to blow themselves up for a few more millennia then come back again"
quote: Have they visited Earth? Doesn't look like it.
quote: Oh come on, what percent of planets in the Universe probably have civilizations? This planet has to be more interesting than most.
quote: ....but the fact is it's entirely possible that mankind on Earth is the most advanced civilization in the Universe. Why not?
quote: If they did, would they try to communicate with us by squashing our cornfields? No.
quote: With all the solar systems out there, you are telling me there isn't a civilization MILLIONS of years ahead of us??
quote: There is just FAR too much evidence for anyone to think otherwise.
quote: We are such a young civilization with such new technology. It's very "caveman" and self centered to think no other civilization is that advanced.
quote: The belief that there are supreme alien races out there, millions of years more advanced than us, seems to be no different than religious faith.
quote: The report noted that test flights of the U-2 planes and the OXCART aircraft (which was Lockheed's A-12 reconnaissance aircraft for the CIA in the early 60s) accounted for over half of the UFO reports in the 1950s and 1960s.
quote: And what accounted for the other half of the UFO reports?