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Aliens

Do they exist and how might we get to know them?

My beliefs

  • Other intelligent life forms exist somewhere in this universe.
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  • I think we'll discover the creations of alien civilizations (ie. long-lived, patient robots they send into space) before we discover their original biological species.
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  • Aliens will probably discover our own long-lived, patient robots before they discover us.
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  • The vast majority of intelligent beings throughout the universe are probably more similar to robots and cyborgs than organically evolved life.
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  • Aliens are unlikely to be aggressive. Any sufficient reason to come specifically to us is unlikely to be motivated by typical warlike intentions, because we don't have anything special in the universe that they can't get elsewhere for cheaper.
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