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Mike Colera

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What would surprise you more.. We are alone in the universe or there are thousands of sentient beings out there.

Carl Sagan championed the idea that there were thousands of worlds out there with intelligent beings. Others have said that its only us... on this nondescript planet in a nondescript solar system in a mediocre galaxy. I would feel more comfortable to know we are not alone.

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    Jul 26 2013: I think life exists pretty much everywhere life can exist. Intelligent life is another matter entirely. The more I read about the origins of man, the more I'm amazed at the string of unlikely flukes from which we arose.

    Given the extreme unlikelihood, I would say that intelligent life occurs only on three to four planets at a time in any one galaxy, but I can't reasonable say only one.

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