Do you think there is life, intelligent or otherwise, that exists on an exoplanet somewhere in our galaxy or perhaps another galaxy? Why or why not?

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I do think life probably exists on another planet. There are hundreds of billions of planets in the universe, and it seems against all the odds of probability that the Earth is the only one of them to contain life.

I also tend to believe in the idea of life...

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I do think life probably exists on another planet. There are hundreds of billions of planets in the universe, and it seems against all the odds of probability that the Earth is the only one of them to contain life.

I also tend to believe in the idea of life on other planets because NASA does and is spending money to try to locate life beyond earth. NASA's Kepler 2 (K2) mission is designed for that purpose. Through it, NASA is searching the cosmos for signs of life and a civilization on a planet other than our own. If the country's best scientists think this is a worthwhile project, I am not going to disagree.

If we accept that life evolves scientifically from the right mix of chemicals, it is hard to imagine ours is the only planet to get the mix exactly right. After all, the planets all come from the same matter created in the Big Bang. On the other hand, if we reject the scientific hypothesis of a Big Bang and believe God created life and called it good, it stands to reason he would spread his gift beyond our lone planet.

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