First dating website created by aliens

And so each civilization is left to guess the other’s intent, and the stakes couldn't be higher.

You can’t assume the other civilization is benevolent, and they can't assume that about you, either.

Our first impulse, being friendly Earth types, is to reach out and say hi — from 1977’s Voyager to [email protected], we can’t wait to meet the neighbors. His concept of the dark forest, though presented in a work of fiction, is chilling, and very real.

Some scientists, like Stephen Hawking, caution that this may be a lethal mistake, and others say, “Naw, not to worry.” Yet here we are, scanning the night skies, visions of in our heads. In , a character suggests the creation of an area of study called “cosmic sociology.” She describes it as a means of understanding the interactions of distant civilizations who know each other only as dots of light, light years away.

Mesopotamia, now in south Iraq, is largely seen as the birthplace of civilisation, but according to Mr Finjan, it was also the birthplace of space exploration and even saw an ancient mission which first identified dwarf planet Pluto, long before its official discovery in 1933.

The press had assembled to hear about a new airport in Dhi Qar, south Iraq, but according to news website The New Arab, Mr Finjan said "the world's first airport was built 7,000 years ago in Iraq by ancient Sumerians".

Nor can you be sure the other correctly comprehends your assessment of their benevolence or maliciousness.

The Sumerians settled in the historical region of Mesopotamia, now southern Iraq, from 5500 to 4000 BC, and created early civilisation, including agriculture, an economy and trades such as weaving, metalwork and pottery.

I thank Allah for the blessing of a brain.”Hayder al-Khoei, a researcher at the Centre for Academic Shi’a Studies, wrote: “Awkward moment and I don't think anyone was brave enough to contradict him.”But, some alien conspiracy theorists took him seriously as a whistleblower.

Scott C Waring, who runs "It does seem that Sumairians did have ancient alien technology if you look at their stone carvings and depictions of flying machines.

A recent work of science fiction, though, contains a stunningly convincing argument that we should shut. It's based on two simple, inarguable axioms that would be true of every civilization, regardless of the life forms it contains or where it is in the universe: When one civilization becomes aware of another, the most critical thing is to ascertain whether or not the newly found civilization is operating from benevolence — and thus won’t attack and destroy you — or malice.

Too much further communication could take you from limited exposure in which the other civilization simply knows you exist, to the strongest: They know where to find you.

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