Weaver95: Or maybe something is eating all the aliens before they get too developed.
scottydoesntknow: I'm a firm believer in the "not worth their time" theory. We are a terrible species with absolutely nothing to contribute to the galaxy. Hell we take away more from our own earth than we could ever hope to give. We've had countless wars, disease, famine, genocide, etc. that I'm pretty sure any alien species that did find us would rather leave us alone to stew on our own planet.
Rich Cream: "They have literally let entire civilizations obliterate themselves for the sake of the Prime Directive"I thought it was a running joke that they always interfered.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is.
olddeegee: "What if we're first? Somebody has to be first." Carl Sagan
kid_icarus: Rich Cream: "They have literally let entire civilizations obliterate themselves for the sake of the Prime Directive"I thought it was a running joke that they always interfered.Well yeah...your episode would be over in 5 minutes if they just buzzed by the planet, looked down, and said, "Pfh! Sucks to be them!" before peeling out in the Enterprise towards the next galaxy.
BafflerMeal: Weaver95: Or maybe something is eating all the aliens before they get too developed.Oh sorry, I was doing that. My bad.
UberDave: We might not be worth the alien's time.G'Kar: "There are things in the universe billions of years older than either of our races. They're vast, timeless, and if they're aware of us at all, it is as little more than ants, and we have as much chance of communicating with them as an ant has with us. We know, we've tried, and we've learned that we can either stay out from underfoot or be stepped on. "Sakai: "That's it? That's all you know?"G'Kar: "Yes, they are a mystery. And I am both terrified and reassured to know that there are still wonders in the universe, that we have not yet explained everything. Whatever they are, Miss Sakai, they walk near Sigma 957, and they must walk there alone."
Eddie Adams from Torrance: Aliens would become aware of us from receiving the TV and radio signals that we've been leaking out into space.This includes CSPAN.Of course, they'd conclude that we're not worth their time./Also Hee-Haw.
Satan's Bunny Slippers: I'm down with "not worth their time". Predicated on aliens being somewhat similar to us and understanding our communications.My second choice is aliens are just so vastly different from us, that they are there, but we just don't know of them. Or they of us.Who says 'life' has to be carbon based and require air/water? That's just our version.
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