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5 minutes ago, Key said:

Actually, another speculation other than "missionaries", could be scouts. Afterall, to come this far, there may not be anything left for them on their homeworld, or it may no longer exist. So, another planet to colonize. They just see us as ants in the park. And killing us from space, may just ruin the atmosphere for them.

 

 

If they can come here, they can go anywhere.  

 

Even our pest control specialists, have poisons that break down over time.

 

:mellow:

 

 

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On 3/27/2020 at 6:44 PM, damnthing said:

Hi, I'm !$%KIOP{, have you hear the word of %#_+)({:L:PI:L:K%#$%@W today?

 

Yes, I know... from a rational point of view they would be so different et cetera... but:

 

On 3/19/2020 at 12:19 AM, Jonathan H. B. Lobl said:

For the sake of argument, let us suppose that the spaceship has landed.  ET is trying to find an intelligent Human.  Someone with a religion or philosophy, that wouldn't be a waste of time.

 

You are acquainted with some Buddhist or Taoist thought.  Do you have anything to say, that would hold ET's attention?  If it's true that nothing about these teachings is culturally or species specific -- there could be a good conversation here.

 

:mellow:

 

So:

 

On 3/26/2020 at 10:59 PM, RevBogovac said:

 

OK, so we've got both a good beginning...  [Hi there!] As well as an opening question [What's you diong?] What now...? What could/would happen next...? 

 

 

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2 hours ago, RevBogovac said:

 

Yes, I know... from a rational point of view they would be so different et cetera... but:

 

 

So:

 

 

 

 

 

I didn't have anything mapped out.  I thought there could be a discussion of culturally neutral ideas.  Beyond that, I don't know.

 

 

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3 hours ago, Jonathan H. B. Lobl said:

 

 

I didn't have anything mapped out.  I thought there could be a discussion of culturally neutral ideas.  Beyond that, I don't know.

 

 

 

I assumed as much... I was more talking to damnthing... 

 

Logic would dictate it would be something of a "cultural" talk. As you have said also: if they were here to take our resources they wouldn't need to be talking...

 

So I'd assume an answer likt: Hi there, I'm here to get to know more about you...

 

 

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1 hour ago, RevBogovac said:

 

I assumed as much... I was more talking to damnthing... 

 

Logic would dictate it would be something of a "cultural" talk. As you have said also: if they were here to take our resources they wouldn't need to be talking...

 

So I'd assume an answer likt: Hi there, I'm here to get to know more about you...

 

 

 

 

That would be a great opening line.   

 

 

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