Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking

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  1. ¹²³

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  2. CelticKing

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    He's a smart man, interesting ideas he's throwing here.
     
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    His point is "we're likely to shoot first and ask questions later." If the aliens are anything like us and more powerful, they're likely to do the same.
     
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    If they're more intelligent they wouldn't do that, but if they needed earth for their resources then probably yeah. (take us prisoners)
     
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    Earth is doomed...
     
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    You're the cook.
     
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    the idea that aliens are going to come to earth and raid our resources is just silly.
     
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    I'm not sure enslavement is in the cards. Being the meal rather than the cook might be closer to the truth.

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