Top 5 Aliens Myths We All Believe In
One of the most intriguing topics connected with aliens is a discussion of their look. If we take Hollywood movies as a basis, we'll imagine a sort of aggressive creatures with a shapeless body and tentacles, floating in their own mucus. They catch people with these tentacles and conduct inhumane experiments on them (certainly, they do not know any other experiments, because they are aliens!).
When they have time free from experiments, aliens fly over our heads in their flying objects, and land sometimes to capture someone's body and walk a bit among ordinary citizens. All this sounds great, but let's leave the boundless imagination of Hollywood producers alone and turn our attention to the modern astrobiologists (yes, such biologists also exist!). According to their scholars, based on the accumulated knowledge of different types of life on our planet, the image on an ordinary alien (if any exists) is fundamentally different from all those characters from movies. Moreover, aims of aliens' possible visits may differ much from the aims we can assume.
Here we have 5 myths about aliens all people believe in. It's high time to debunk them.
They will NOT come with peace
The famous American physicist Stephen Hawking once expressed his firm belief that human efforts to make a contact with alien minds by means of signals sent into space could end for our civilization very badly. If aliens who catch our signal are so technologically advanced to arrive on Earth, the impact of this visit can be compared with the consequences of Christopher Columbus' visit to the Americas. The scientist reminded again, that the discovery of America has not ended well for the indigenous inhabitants of this continent.
Aliens didn't bring us to the Earth
The theory about the fact human civilization is a child of some alien race has become very popular recently. Some people believe that we were landed here when a mysterious planet Nibiru approached too close to our planet (yes, again!). And now this planet (no scientist proved the fact of Nibiru's existence, by the way) wanders somewhere in our solar system, approaching the Earth and moving away from it occasionally.
The American astronomer Seth Shostak says that every day his e-mail is full of letters from people who strongly believe that a homo sapiens is a result of aliens intrusion into the Earth ecosystem. The scientist asks a reasonable question: what do aliens need to breed us here like parsley for? Mr. Shostak believes that such a theory could appear because of people's habit to feel themselves an exclusive form of life in the universe.
Aliens will not be able to survive on Earth
Very often Hollywood screenwriters show us aliens who come on Earth to colonize our planet. However, it's reasonable to assume that the lack of immunity will make aliens susceptible to all kinds of diseases that will be fatal for them. Seth Shostak is sure that no sane alien will appear here only to be destroyed by our bacteria.
They will not eat us!
We all know how dangerous can be any alien bacteria for our organisms. It's logical, that our countrymen will become dangerous bacteria for aliens organisms as well. They will not be able to digest us! And they do not actually need it. As famous astronomers believe, if there was any developed civilization in the depths of space which would be able to reach the highest level of technology, it would unlikely travel to Earth just to eat its little people.
They will not mate with us!
Almost half of movie scripts shows us the overwhelming desire of aliens to use our bodies for procreation. More than enough ways were shown on how they would do that. Aliens get into our body through its natural openings, with water, food, through the skin or a banal sex with our women.
Meanwhile, the human DNA cannot be combined even with any other form of life on our planet at the moment. Shostak offers all those people who support this idea to think about the fact, that people can not leave posterity from any other earth organisms. Moreover, all living beings on Earth have DNA, and aliens may not have such a structure at all.
Well, we hope we haven't disappoint you. It's also a big chance that aliens do not exist at all, but this is another story.
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