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On the contrary, he thinks contact with intelligent extraterrestrials would be of tremendous benefit to humankind. He believes that a profitable exchange of culture and information would result. He says, “As a scientist, I look forward to the day when we make contact with other intelligent life forms in the universe. ”51 In the 1996 science-fiction spoof Mars Attacks! the aliens (one of whom is pictured here) clearly enjoy destroying Earth’s people and property. In real life, alien visitors to Earth might bring ruin without even realizing it, say some scientists.
For instance, they argue that the knowledge 63 and wisdom from an advanced extraterrestrial civilization might help humankind survive. Perhaps humans would learn to live in peace or to avoid nuclear war or how to save the environment from pollution or global warming. To those scientists who want to listen but not transmit, they say, “Suppose each extraterrestrial civilization in the Milky Way has been frightened by its own SETI leaders into believing that sending messages to other stars is just too risky.
54 The Nature of Intelligent Aliens Physicist GianCarlo Ghirardi believes that intelligent aliens probably exist, but he does not imagine that they would be hostile. He argues that with the evolution of intelligence, compassion, ethical thought, and reason also evolve. As human civilizations have developed, so has the belief that life has value and should be treasured. Ghirardi supposes that intelligent aliens would develop similar moral traits. He says: Certainly these beings would realize that there is life on the earth, and would not be motivated to automatically enslave or destroy 48 other living beings, as these are rather primitive, unthinking, reactions, and not the mark of what we might expect of a higher culture and ethics.
Are Extraterrestrials a Threat to Humankind? by Toney Allman