“The only statistics you can trust are the ones you have falsified yourself”Sir Winston Churchill
@SueShe Amusingly there is no attribution to Churchill saying that... but alas my "stats" are made up from my own knowledge of the size of our galaxy and universe taking into account all possibilities over those vast numbers... i dont think we special
By nature, I question everything and only believe what I see. Science has duped us so many times before that it made me the biggest opponent of all theories that have not been proved multiple times by different people (not governments).There is a likelihood that there may be primitive lifeforms elsewhere but I will only believe it when I see them. Until then, I remain sceptical if not just rejecting what pseudo scientists want us to believe.
@SueShe I am the same, i question everything... i have no belief in the supernatural or gods as i have no evidence. Theories can't always be proved, e. g. Theory of gravity its not really 100% provable you just have a lot of evidence that says "yeah... its probably right" and it makes sense to me... but thats the joy of science, it changes based on what evidence it has its a "best guess"Reason i believe in life else where is because it happened here and from what i can tell there are lot of stars out there, i seen Jupiter moons with my eyes and i am convinced thats probably suns and planets out there and ones i can barely see and so it seems there is a chance we are not alone.. no matter how small, i can't say with certainty, a 1 in a billion chance happens more often than not!but... I do wonder if we might be the most intelligent life in the universe.. ("god" help the universe if we are!)
I doubt that we are the most intelligent species out there. If we were, then we would have refrained from initiating projects like SETI, knowing that there is a likelihood of 50% to be visited by a civilization far superior to ours.
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Or do you mean a planet that can support human life, not identical to earth?