If aliens were to come,do you think they would be "friendly" or have the urge to kill us? If aliens are real,which their might be because there are billions of galaxies, and they saw planet earth with life on it. Do you think they will bring peace and friendliness to us or will they kill us,take our resources or enslave us. What do you think

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Since no one on earth seems to like what they do not understand, I would argue that the aliens might not be friendly.  If you use common sense, they have come to our planet for a reason.  They have to be far away, so it must be a really good reason.  They probably need something from us.

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All you can do is hypothesize. If you give the aliens human characteristics and personality traits, that wouldn't be fair or correct since they wouldn't be humans. We don't know how they would think or feel.

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I'm not sure, but I like to believe they'd be friendly. If they had great intelligence and technological and organizational power, they probably would have some good ways of accessing the resources they require. Perhaps they wouldn't look upon us as competitors for resources. In that case, I see no reason why they wouldn't be friendly!

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I think it would depend on factors we couldn't have any way of knowing, like, for example, culture. Like pohnpei said, we can only go on our own experience, and based on the closest analog we have, contact between Europeans and indigenous peoples around the world,we could say that there are a variety of possibilities. Would they come as explorers or colonizers? Or perhaps to establish commercial relationships? Or simply out of curiosity? World history tells us that people have gone to other lands usually for a combination of these reasons. It also tells us that these encounters have not typically ended well. But then again, maybe alien explorers are past all that. Who knows?

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Like the above post pointed out, there is absolutely no evidence to support either side.  The slew of terrible 'aliens invading the earth' movies and television shows make me realistically doubt a positive outcome.  Even if they dropped down from the sky and were the most peace-loving altruistic group of E.T.'s ever, I think that the population of the earth would be so paranoid and fearful that we would not be very welcoming...

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All we can go on is our own experience.  As we have gotten to be more and more technologically advanced, we have gradually become less inclined (at the national level) to kill other people to take their land, etc.  So I think it's at least arguable that a very advanced race would be less imperialistic.  But there's no guarantee.

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