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Does Extraterrestrial Life Exist?

Postby Zantalio » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:05 pm

So, it’s pretty self explanatory, but does extraterrestrial life exist?

I would say yes. If the universe is MASSIVE, then there could be the possibility of a planet, detected by the Kepler satellite, that has the climate of earth, that could have life. I mean, I could be wrong, but you know, the universe is so big, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life is somewhat possible, so I would say it could, but I'm skeptical of it a bit.
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Postby Urine Town » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:07 pm

I believe it’s one thing for extraterrestrial life to exist, but it’s another thing for complex extraterrestrial life to exist. I could be completely wrong on this, but scientists have speculated that there was once life on Venus at a point in history, just not complex life
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Postby Soviet Haaregrad » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:09 pm

Probably, but I don't think it's visited earth.
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Postby Delitai » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:10 pm

Zantalio wrote:So, it’s pretty self explanatory, but does extraterrestrial life exist?

I would say yes. If the universe is MASSIVE, then there could be the possibility of a planet, detected by the Kepler satellite, that has the climate of earth, that could have life. I mean, I could be wrong, but you know, the universe is so big, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life is somewhat possible, so I would say it could, but I'm skeptical of it a bit.

I don't know. If they're is I'll be surprised.

I don't see any religions ( including mine ) discuss on it. Seems like nobody cared those times but it's interesting.
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Postby Aurorianisia » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:14 pm

Silly answer: yeah, aurorianizia is here to steal ze humanz land!!

actual answer: maybe, i mean, the universe is huge, we could never know, but to be honest, i hope we never know, to explain why, just look into that one alien paradox (explained simply, they won't understand english or whatever nation finds them, and we won't understand them, so how do we tell them we aren't here to kill them, but how do we know they aren't here to kill us humans? who strikes first?)
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Postby Love Peace and Friendship » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:14 pm

Delitai wrote:
Zantalio wrote:So, it’s pretty self explanatory, but does extraterrestrial life exist?

I would say yes. If the universe is MASSIVE, then there could be the possibility of a planet, detected by the Kepler satellite, that has the climate of earth, that could have life. I mean, I could be wrong, but you know, the universe is so big, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life is somewhat possible, so I would say it could, but I'm skeptical of it a bit.

I don't know. If they're is I'll be surprised.

I don't see any religions ( including mine ) discuss on it. Seems like nobody cared those times but it's interesting.

Any Christians who delve on the subject pretty much have three ideas from what I've read:

1. Aliens did not suffer the fall of man and as much may exist in some special state, perhaps without sin.
2. Aliens did suffer a fall. As such, Jesus eventually came to save them too. Infinite Passions of Christ, basically (though, still one Christ).
3. Aliens cannot exist because it would be difficult to reconcile the existence of alien life with the principles of creation and man's dominance.
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Postby Corporate Collective Salvation » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:41 pm

In a universe full of so many worlds that we will likely never have a term to describe how many there are?
No, probably not.
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Postby Solstice Isle » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:43 pm

i fel like there is life outside of earth because we exist and the universe is ginormous.
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Postby Osmauri » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:45 pm

Corporate Collective Salvation wrote:In a universe full of so many worlds that we will likely never have a term to describe how many there are?
No, probably not.

because earth is so special that only we could've had some amino acid blobs form out of easily trillions of planets
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Postby Daphomir » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:47 pm

Perhaps if intelligent life DOES exist out there, then maybe our current sensor technology is too primitive at the moment to see any little green men tens of billions of light-years away from us.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed Apr 03, 2024 3:55 pm

The math says yes.
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Postby Adharcaili » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:03 pm

Does it exist? Through thorough mathematical calculations and scientific discoveries, most likely. Is it smarter than us? Absolutely.
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Postby Love Peace and Friendship » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:10 pm

Osmauri wrote:
Corporate Collective Salvation wrote:In a universe full of so many worlds that we will likely never have a term to describe how many there are?
No, probably not.

because earth is so special that only we could've had some amino acid blobs form out of easily trillions of planets

Honestly, I kinda would like the idea that earth is special. We are a bastion of life against the material fury of a dark and endless void fueled only by millions of processes more complex than we could ever hope to understand and by the passion of our hearts in our devotion to each other.

The planet must survive.
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Postby Eahland » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:19 pm

As I've said in several of these threads already: Given the sheer, mind-boggling scale of the universe, it's incredibly unlikely that Earth is the only place that life, even complex intelligent life that we would recognize as such, has arisen.

But, given the sheer, mind-boggling scale of the universe, it's also incredibly unlikely that any of it is close enough for us to even contact on any kind of practical timescale, say nothing about visit.
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Postby Nyoskova » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:20 pm

I’m not saying we should believe that Superman exists, but extraterrestrial life is possible. There is a reason why we study astrobiology.
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Postby Delitai » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:23 pm

Love Peace and Friendship wrote:
Delitai wrote:I don't know. If they're is I'll be surprised.

I don't see any religions ( including mine ) discuss on it. Seems like nobody cared those times but it's interesting.

Any Christians who delve on the subject pretty much have three ideas from what I've read:

1. Aliens did not suffer the fall of man and as much may exist in some special state, perhaps without sin.
2. Aliens did suffer a fall. As such, Jesus eventually came to save them too. Infinite Passions of Christ, basically (though, still one Christ).
3. Aliens cannot exist because it would be difficult to reconcile the existence of alien life with the principles of creation and man's dominance.

Yes I agree, they always have to believe in one of them.
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Postby Democratic Martian States » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:25 pm

More likely than not. Intelligent life might take more effort, but archaea-like life forms are almost certainly out there.
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Postby Godular » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:26 pm

Pretty much all modern observations indicate that the universe is infinitely large. With anything of such a size, the probability of very nearly anything being true approaches 100%.

That is to say Extraterrestrial life has a 100% chance of existing. The key is in figuring out how far we'd have to go to find it.

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Postby Kostane » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:27 pm

Delitai wrote:
Love Peace and Friendship wrote:Any Christians who delve on the subject pretty much have three ideas from what I've read:

1. Aliens did not suffer the fall of man and as much may exist in some special state, perhaps without sin.
2. Aliens did suffer a fall. As such, Jesus eventually came to save them too. Infinite Passions of Christ, basically (though, still one Christ).
3. Aliens cannot exist because it would be difficult to reconcile the existence of alien life with the principles of creation and man's dominance.

Yes I agree, they always have to believe in one of them.

Not necessarily. You could also believe:
4. Aliens are not intelligent creatures and are not made in God's image, and therefore would not have had to suffer a fall (like animals).
5. Aliens are related to humans and are descendants of Adam and Eve, and thus experienced the same salvation and fall.
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Postby Sempi Archipelago » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:28 pm

It might exist, we are not sure yet, and the only planet we currently know of to be inhabited by living things is Earth. Mars will have life in about 500 million years, which is definitely a LOT of time in the future. By then, if we were not extinct, we would have probably found extraterrestrial life. We are just not developed enough to find extraterrestrial life yet.
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Postby Godular » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:29 pm

Kostane wrote:
Delitai wrote:Yes I agree, they always have to believe in one of them.

Not necessarily. You could also believe:
4. Aliens are not intelligent creatures and are not made in God's image, and therefore would not have had to suffer a fall (like animals).
5. Aliens are related to humans and are descendants of Adam and Eve, and thus experienced the same salvation and fall.


Or 6. The whole 'religion' thing isn't all that important a factor in the grand scheme of things.
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Postby UNIOS » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:30 pm

Extraterrestrial means anything in this case life, it's 50% (in my perspective) chances that life do exists out side of earth, maybe the life which exists outside earth is so much microscopic in size that we can't see them or vise versa ( :lol2: ). In present time we know, moon have it's water, and water is source of life, maybe life exist but not in the sense we see it, scientists didn’t even consider plants as living organisms.

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Postby Kostane » Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:31 pm

Godular wrote:
Kostane wrote:Not necessarily. You could also believe:
4. Aliens are not intelligent creatures and are not made in God's image, and therefore would not have had to suffer a fall (like animals).
5. Aliens are related to humans and are descendants of Adam and Eve, and thus experienced the same salvation and fall.


Or 6. The whole 'religion' thing isn't all that important a factor in the grand scheme of things.

Talking about in terms of the Christian perspective, but that's certainly a possibility too. A list outside of religion though would be incredibly long.
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