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If there's life on other planets, what would be the consequences for our society

  1. Bronson_Hub profile image61
    Bronson_Hubposted 7 years ago

    If there's life on other planets, what would be the consequences for our society?

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    AMBASSADOR BUTLERposted 7 years ago

    Absolutely yes. There would be no consequences for our society based on life on other planets because we are responsible for our own society and have to find a way to live in peace and harmony with one another.

  3. lone77star profile image83
    lone77starposted 7 years ago

    For many, there would be humility and a sense of awe. The universe is big and the potential for many sextillion of habitable planets (that's a billion times a trillion). And the idea that we're not alone!

    For some of the newly humbled, they may realize that their small interpretation of a holy text was wrong. Those who do not find humility, may lose faith, because the arrogance of knowing truth before it is found will leave them vulnerable in that false knowledge.

    For some, there would be increased greed. Goody! New worlds to conquer.

    Perhaps the most noble change would be a gathering of resources to investigate more closely that other life. Now, that I like.

  4. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    If we find a previously unknown butterfly in, say, the wilds of Borneo, does it change our society, no, well, not if we can't exploit it.  That is no different to finding life on another planet.  Now, if life from another planet finds us, that may have consequences, some of which, we may not want to think about.