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DUmmie FUnnies 06-28-11 (Know-it-all Nadin, "On alien life, and whether it is possible")
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | June 28, 2011 | DUmmie nadinbrzezinski, DUmmies, and Charles Henrickson

Posted on 06/28/2011 7:19:30 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson

DUmmie nadinbrzezinski, the World's Foremost Authority, now has extended her realm of expertise to include other galaxies. Not content to stick to the Milky Way (perhaps the milk has been contaminated by radiation gas clouds), Know-it-all Nadin boldly goes where no moonbat has gone before. Here in this THREAD, The All-Knowing One condescends to gift us puny earthlings with her thoughts "On alien life, and whether it is possible."

So let us now ascend through the clouds of ignorance and enter the Mind of Nadin Brzzznzsnsszki, in Sputnik Red, while the commentary of your humble guest correspondent, Charles Henrickson, wondering if we can find any intelligent life in DUmmieland--oh, and by the way, this could be the Mother of All DUFUs, in terms of length, so if you don't finish it tonight, come back tomorrow--is in the [brackets]:

On alien life, and whether it is possible

[Know-it-all Nadin is about to enlighten us with her wisdom! Let us attend!]

every time we have a story... we have the same thing... no it could not, yes it could... yada...yada... yada.

[Nadin is more than a yada, she's our Yoda!]

So let me propose a scenario... NOT BASED ON ACTUAL SCIENCE beyond the Drake Equation...

[No, of course not! Ffft! The Drake Equation, yes, of course, but NOT BEYOND IT! I mean, come on!]

as well as actual, honest to goodness... human history.

[By the way, did you know that Nadin has... A DEGREE IN HISTORY? She does! That makes her an authority on, well... EVERYTHING!]

Let's assume for a second that ET actually comes and lands in front of insert home of head of government here... you know the famous take me to your leader scenario.

[ET will land in DUmmieland and say "Take me to Head DUmmie Skinner!" No, better yet, "Take me to NADIN!"]

1.- We are NOT alone...

[1.- You ARE a loon...]

2.- yes, our lovely aliens were able to cross space time... and we have NO FRAKING idea how they did that.

[Except for Nadin. She has a fraking idea about everything.]

See this leads to this little problem... not only are we not alone, but if these aliens are NOT friendly, regardless of Independence day and good product placement... who doesn't love that Apple used to insert a virus? ACHOOO!

[Oh, Nadin, I'm beginning to see where you're going with this! You're working your magic again, you Golden Enlightener you! . . . Uh, no, actually, I have no idea what you're talking about. GESUNDHEIT!]

We really are that behind the power curve. It will be indeed like oh ... the Aztecs, still stone based civilization, trying to face the Spaniards, who used lead ball, steel and gun powder.

[It's a crisis! It's a tipping point! We've crossed the Rubicon! We're into eschatology! Oh, HELP us, Nadin! What shall we DO???]

This is why some nobodies like Hawking, have actually said that contact with aliens is not that bright of an idea.

[No, no, of course not! Whew, that was CLOSE! I was ABOUT to suggest that we DO make contact with the aliens, but then you and Hawking wisely warned us NOT to! Oh, THANK you, Nadin! You have averted a worldwide calamity of cosmic proportions!]

Now if ET happens to be friendly...

[You mean he COULD be? Why, that would CHANGE things, I imagine!]

perhaps they can use their so far more advanced technology to help us solve some of our problems, such as global warming.

[If only they would use their power for GOOD! Unlike the rethuglicans! B*st*rds!]

Oh and why would they come?

[Perhaps they need to come and consult YOU, Nadin, for advice on what to do back home. Interplanetary warming and all, you know. Radioactive death clouds from Japan. That sort of thing.]

Well intellectual curiosity comes to mind. I mean why send anthropologists to the Amazon to make contact with cultures in the depth of the Amazon? WHo knows Gliesse 589 might have a similar class...

[Other than you, Nadin. You knew about Gliesse 589 back when Hector was a pup.]

Resources, why did Cortez go to Tenochtitlan?

[To get to the other side?]

to cure that disease of his that could only be cured with Gold...

[Oh, Nadin, you supply us with COMEDY Gold! Thank you!]

The reasons for aliens to cross that ocean (assuming for a second that it is possible... and lord knows I am aware of the problems)

[You've practically written the BOOK on intergalactic space travel, Nadin! Who better than you knows the inherent difficulties? Distance, time, contaminated milk, a long way to travel, clean underwear, lack of Gliesse 589... the list goes on and on.]

This is what?

[Nadin, I have no idea what you're talking about. No FRAKING idea.]

Oh yes, so far the fodder of the science fiction writer... in space operas our aliens tend to be violent, greedy and good fodder for fiction...

[Nadin knows fodder, and fodder knows best...]

but on a more realistic matter...

[Oh, don't let REALITY enter into it!]

ET at this point will likely be of the less advanced, with perhaps two to five actual civilizations at a time that could make contact.

[Sure, that's the best guesstimate at this point. Two to five.]

Given that species on earth have an average 300,000 lifespan... the time we have to make contact is rather limited in a geological time frame...

[Let's see... 300,000 times two to five... carry the one... WOW! TIME IS RUNNING OUT!!]

On a philosophical POV tough even accepting that there is a possibility that there is life OUT THERE, means we are not that unique.. .and that life is not that unique.

[Oh, believe me, Nadin, I have no doubt WHATSOEVER that you are COMPLETELY unique!]

To some this is a threat, a philosophical threat.

[To us this is a treat, a very comical treat.]

Of course on the more humorous answers to this from the 1950s, that book is a cook book!

[What in the H*LL are you talking about, Nadin? Have you been into the cooking sherry again?]

Oh and it goes with out saying, if this scenario ever came reality...

[It goes without saying... And now, Nadin, please indulge us poor ignoramuses as we come to you now as mere supplicants with our meager bleatings, entreating you and stretching wide our aprons to catch a few crumbs from your vast table of knowledge, which I'm sure you'll jump in from time to time with which to supply us with... In other words, let's hear from the DUmmies...]

I married an alien. . . .

[Is that you, Mr. Brzezinski?]

Also, many can't even accept gay marriage. . . .

[You married a gay alien?]

imagine some trying to wrap their heads around an alien visit!

[Puny FOOLISH Earthlings! Spacists!]

if mankind was the best the universe had to offer then the universe was in deep sh*t or had a great sense of humor. . . .

[You are a fluke... of the universe... You have no right to be here... And whether you can hear it or not... the universe... is laughing behind your back...]

like a speck of sand on an extremely huge beach.

[Like a freckle on Michael Moore's behind.]

Worst, more like an atom, perhaps a quark...

[Like a quark of triage milk in Nadin's fallout shelter.]

first, aliens absolutely do exist. . . .

[Why, DUmmie qazplm, I believe you ARE one!]

the odds of us being the only place with life are, no pun intended, astronomical.

[The odds of DUmmieland being the only place with life this odd is... about even money.]

I'd assume we'd not be under any real threat, we'd be studied, examined, probably without us even knowing it.

[There would be the anal probes, of course, but I'm sure you'd get used to it, ben--heck, maybe even come to enjoy it!]

Why I mentioned the Drake Equation.

[No need to explain, Nadin, we all understand... YOUR FANATICAL NEED TO DROP IN OBSCURE TERMS AS THOUGH YOU KNEW SOMETHING!]

But every time we mention this we get the but, but...

[Back to the anal probes, I see.]

not the huge ones said to be a mile long, but the saucer shapes. . . .

[Ouch! Oh wait, you're talking about the spaceships. . . .]

I love to listen to Michio Kaku. . . .

[I love to listen to Nadin Kuku. . . .]

I suspect we will create other intelligences before we find any in space.

[Start working on that right there in DUmmieland.]

I would expect somewhat ambivalent evidence of intelligent BEMs within a century.

[I expect NO evidence of intelligent DEMs anytime soon.]

the Spitzer telescope is just the begining. . . .

[The Spitzer is unrivaled at spotting available call girls from across the Hudson.]

You are so right nadin...

[Isn't she? What a debt of gratitude we owe that woman! We are not worthy!]

The universe is so vast I think only about 20% of the population can actually grasp it...

[It's SO vast, even vaster than the vastness of that vast--it's so vast that only 20% of NADIN can grasp it!]

Go look up what it means when somebody states that a specific galaxy is 890 million light years away.

[OK, I did, and it said, "Ask Nadin."]

We are talking of 50-100 LY at much...

[There ya go! Nadin knew!]

Who says they're alien? They could be earthlings but evolved and doing backward time travel.

[Yes, that's always a possibility, of course. It goes without saying. The Drake Equation and all. . . .]

And they already flew over Washington, talked to Eisenhower, it was all on Coast to Coast...

[Sure, it all makes sense! They shave Ike's head... implant microchip... Nixon... J. Edgar Hoover... Elvis... Katrina... Connect the dots. It's all there. What FOOLS we were not to see it!]

But anyways, what is the question?

[Indeed.]

Just because you want to believe in aliens, does not make them exist.

[DUmmie provis99, YOU win today's Kewpie Doll, for this Brief Moment of Mental Clarity® that is like a lone cogent thought rattling around in Nadin's big empty skull of a thread!]

yes there is... drake equation...

[Drake Equation! Drake Equation! DUAC! DUAC! DRAKE!]

try following the xenobiology at NASA

[Try following the Xenalyte at DUFU! You have to, because she's Pingee #1! Put that in your equation and smoke it!]

By the way aliens may be as simple as bacteria.

[I hear you can use tea bags on your feet to get rid of bacteria.]

the Drake Equation is totally made up nonsense.

[Look, provis99, you already WON the Kewpie Doll! You can't win it twice in the same thread!]

One might as well assign a 1% chance that any given planet is populated by flying monkeys.

[There's a 100% chance that DUmmieland is inhabited by barking moonbats.]

You simply do not believe this is possibly and I think it is on ontological reasons... And my basis is not ontological...

[Nadin's Word of the Day, class: "Ontological." Everyone? "On-to-lo-gi-cal."]

You don't seem to understand the meaning of ontological, either.

[Come, come, provis99, you should know by now that Nadin doesn't need to UNDERSTAND big words in order to throw them around!]

Hell they are even taking a third look at Mars now, but I am sure you did not realize that either... By the way, good bye...

[To the iggy list with you, provis99! Nadin is DONE with you!]

What would we have that an advanced alien would want? Other than our creamy centers?

[The NUts! And you're it!]

Worst case scenario, they'd have mastered telepathy and could just paralyze our asses on the spot.

[ben says, "I, for one, WELCOME our alien overlords!"]

But trust me, as I thought these problems... I know I need to deal far more with the first contact from a philosophical point of view. It is not done enough.

[It needs to be more ontological, Nadin. Work on that.]


TOPICS: Humor; UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: dufu; dummie; dummiefunnies; dummies; knowitallnadin; nadinbrzezinski; ontological
Nadin Meets the Moon Men!

1 posted on 06/28/2011 7:19:35 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: Charles Henrickson

IB4TP!!!


2 posted on 06/28/2011 7:20:47 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; tje; ml1954; ...

PING!


3 posted on 06/28/2011 7:22:02 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Know-it-all Nadin, the World's Foremost Authority.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

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4 posted on 06/28/2011 7:31:14 PM PDT by Huntress ("Politicians exploit economic illiteracy." --Walter Williams)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Who says they're alien? They could be earthlings but evolved and doing backward time travel.

You just gotta love these idiots! LOL

5 posted on 06/28/2011 7:31:33 PM PDT by jla
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To: Charles Henrickson

<10. DU is proof there is life after (brain) death.


6 posted on 06/28/2011 7:32:05 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Top 10 for the first time!


7 posted on 06/28/2011 7:36:52 PM PDT by SoCal SoCon (Conservatism =/= Corporatism.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Maybe we’ll be invaded by Chicken Nugget creatures for Clucksalon Perseii 4.

MMMMM Nuggets


8 posted on 06/28/2011 7:37:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Charles Henrickson

goodness.

These people are whacked. If aliens ever came through here, they’d likely ignore us and warn others to stay away. They ever think of that?


9 posted on 06/28/2011 7:38:13 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Charles Henrickson
So let me propose a scenario... NOT BASED ON ACTUAL SCIENCE beyond the Drake Equation...

I hate The Drake.

10 posted on 06/28/2011 7:38:22 PM PDT by FredZarguna ("Nothing now is sacred, but infamy.")
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To: All; PJ-Comix

Gang, I’ve got to say this was one of the most FUn DUFUs for me to write! Such material to work with! The jokes just flew off my fingers! I’m still laffing!


11 posted on 06/28/2011 7:40:01 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Know-it-all Nadin, the World's Foremost Authority.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
To Serve Man

"Don't get on the ship! The Book: To Serve Man! It's... It's a Cook Book!

Everything Nadin knows, she learned from Twilight Zones.

12 posted on 06/28/2011 7:45:18 PM PDT by FredZarguna ("Nothing now is sacred, but infamy.")
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To: Charles Henrickson
To Serve Man

"Don't get on the ship! The Book: To Serve Man! It's... It's a Cook Book!"

Everything Nadin knows, she learned from Twilight Zones.

13 posted on 06/28/2011 7:45:34 PM PDT by FredZarguna ("Nothing now is sacred, but infamy.")
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To: Charles Henrickson

not the huge ones said to be a mile long, but the saucer shapes. . . .

[Ouch! Oh wait, you’re talking about the spaceships. . . .]

Don’t give the TSA ideas.


14 posted on 06/28/2011 7:47:04 PM PDT by SoCal SoCon (Conservatism =/= Corporatism.)
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To: GeronL

All humans are vermin in the eyes of Morbo.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xdVmXubIV0&feature=related


15 posted on 06/28/2011 7:55:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

Morbo might be correct, I’m too biased to determine that. I am willing to put around 15% into that category right now though. :)


16 posted on 06/28/2011 8:00:41 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Charles Henrickson

What Tontological mean Kimosabe?

Nadine spend much time in sweatlodge, eatem peyote.


17 posted on 06/28/2011 8:04:19 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Charles Henrickson
You don't seem to understand the meaning of ontological, either.

"You sir don't know your ontologist from your proctologist!"
18 posted on 06/28/2011 8:08:30 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Charles Henrickson

This fool immediately lost credibility by claiming the Drake Equation as “science.” It’s just a mathematical formula backed by some reasonable assumptions with absolutely ZERO capability of being proved right or wrong. Every variable is purely a guess, so anyone can arrive at any conclusion they want.

That’s not science, that’s guessing.


19 posted on 06/28/2011 8:12:29 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I know I need to deal far more with the first contact from a philosophical point of view. It is not done enough.

I see that the Great Nadin has not heard of Stanislaw Lem. See, Nadin, rethuglicans can also drop names! :-)
20 posted on 06/28/2011 8:40:45 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: cripplecreek

Art Bell says that the Nugget People are good...especially with honey mustard.


21 posted on 06/28/2011 8:42:06 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Charles Henrickson; PJ-Comix

Nadin must have gotten her degree online for $20...or maybe $15 with a coupon! PJ might know about something like this.


22 posted on 06/28/2011 8:44:26 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: GeronL
I, good sir, beg to differ. The aliens would come and stay because we have rockin' music and Earth chicks are easy.


23 posted on 06/28/2011 8:45:49 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Charles Henrickson
...still stone based civilization

The DUmmies are a stoned based non-civilization.

24 posted on 06/28/2011 8:54:53 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: Charles Henrickson
Just because you want to believe in aliens, does not make them exist.

[DUmmie provis99, YOU win today's Kewpie Doll, for this Brief Moment of Mental Clarity® that is like a lone cogent thought rattling around in Nadin's big empty skull of a thread!]


Here is a nice little assortment...maybe he CAN have more than one. :)

25 posted on 06/28/2011 8:58:16 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I love to listen to Michio Kaku. . . .

That sounds like Mucho Kaka.

26 posted on 06/28/2011 9:01:23 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: Charles Henrickson
Thank you. I just love Know-it-all-Nadin. She is so condescending and stupid. You have to love it.
27 posted on 06/28/2011 9:18:07 PM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Sure it is. DU is proof of it.


28 posted on 06/28/2011 9:19:09 PM PDT by metmom (Be the kind of woman that when you wake in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: Charles Henrickson
OTOH, she just might be an alien herself - look at her name.

“nadinbrzezinski”

Looks like the sound a flying saucer would make when one of its spark plugs comes out of its socket...

29 posted on 06/28/2011 9:25:03 PM PDT by decal (Mother Nature and Real Life are conservatives - the Progs have never figured this out.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I don’t know what she’s on but I want some of it next time I need surgery.


30 posted on 06/28/2011 9:27:28 PM PDT by metmom (Be the kind of woman that when you wake in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: Charles Henrickson
Least we all forget:

The Drake equation states that:

where: N = the number of civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible; and R* = the average rate of star formation per year in our galaxy fp = the fraction of those stars that have planets ne = the average number of planets that can potentially support life per star that has planets fℓ = the fraction of the above that actually go on to develop life at some point fi = the fraction of the above that actually go on to develop intelligent life fc = the fraction of civilizations that develop a technology that releases detectable signs of their existence into space L = the length of time for which such civilizations release detectable signals into space.[3]

31 posted on 06/28/2011 9:51:10 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
good fodder for fiction

Hello, muddled, hello, fodder

Nadin's weird prose is gettin' odder

32 posted on 06/28/2011 10:28:41 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (Quit the Mitt! Mormons for Herman Cain!)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Nice to see another eschatology reference Charles!

This posting by Nadin seems more akin to the drunken rantings of a denizen of a Boston bar. I’m surprised there weren’t more DUmmies consigned to the ignore list. Perhaps the Nadin haters have grown weary even at the DUmp.


33 posted on 06/28/2011 11:43:06 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
A third look at the face on Mars:

Oops! Wrong Brzinskimacallit!

34 posted on 06/29/2011 12:04:18 AM PDT by FredZarguna ("Nothing now is sacred, but infamy.")
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To: Charles Henrickson
Who says they're alien? They could be earthlings but evolved and doing backward time travel.
Wow. Who'd a thunk it.
That's the most intelligent thing (read: plausible) on the whole thread.

And by a DUmmie no less.
(Gotta be from a; LOUSY FREEPER TROLL)
.....................

35 posted on 06/29/2011 5:18:07 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A.Einstein])
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To: Charles Henrickson

35 posts, and no one has made a crack about illegal aliens?


36 posted on 06/29/2011 5:23:53 AM PDT by kevkrom (Imagine if the media spent 1/10 the effort vetting Obama as they've used against Palin.)
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To: Future Snake Eater
This fool immediately lost credibility by claiming the Drake Equation as “science.”

I disagree. Nadin didn't have any credibility to lose.

37 posted on 06/29/2011 5:25:46 AM PDT by kevkrom (Imagine if the media spent 1/10 the effort vetting Obama as they've used against Palin.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Let's assume for a second that ET actually comes and lands in front of insert home of head of government here... you know the famous take me to your leader scenario.

[ET will land in DUmmieland and say "Take me to Head DUmmie Skinner!" No, better yet, "Take me to NADIN!"]

Don't worry DUmmies, Dennis Kook spinach will be there in person to greet them.


I suspect we will create other intelligences before we find any in space.

[Start working on that right there in DUmmieland.]

Well, if we do create intelligence, it won't be found at the DUmp.


Hell they are even taking a third look at Mars now, but I am sure you did not realize that either... By the way, good bye...

[To the iggy list with you, provis99! Nadin is DONE with you!]

Queen Shiela Jackson Lee (d) TX thinks we have been there before.


Worst case scenario, they'd have mastered telepathy and could just paralyze our asses on the spot.

[ben says, "I, for one, WELCOME our alien overlords!"]

I hope the aliens use telepathy and install some common sense into the DUmmies.

38 posted on 06/29/2011 5:27:22 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (zero hates Texas and we hate him back. He ain't my president either.)
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To: Future Snake Eater
So let me propose a scenario... NOT BASED ON ACTUAL SCIENCE beyond the Drake Equation...

From : Conclusion:

Criticism of the Drake equation follows mostly from the observation that several terms in the equation are largely or entirely based on conjecture. Thus the equation cannot be used to draw firm conclusions of any kind. As T.J. Nelson states:[24]

The Drake equation consists of a large number of probabilities multiplied together. Since each factor is guaranteed to be somewhere between 0 and 1, the result is also guaranteed to be a reasonable-looking number between 0 and 1. Unfortunately, all the probabilities are completely unknown, making the result worse than useless.

Likewise, in a 2003 lecture at Caltech, Michael Crichton, a science fiction author, stated:[25]

The problem, of course, is that none of the terms can be known, and most cannot even be estimated. The only way to work the equation is to fill in with guesses. [...] As a result, the Drake equation can have any value from "billions and billions" to zero. An expression that can mean anything means nothing. Speaking precisely, the Drake equation is literally meaningless...

Another objection is that the very form of the Drake equation assumes that civilizations arise and then die out within their original solar systems. If interstellar colonization is possible, then this assumption is invalid, and the equations of population dynamics would apply instead.[26]

One reply to such criticisms[27] is that even though the Drake equation currently involves speculation about unmeasured parameters, it was not meant to be science, but intended as a way to stimulate dialogue on these topics. Then the focus becomes how to proceed experimentally. Indeed, Drake originally formulated the equation merely as an agenda for discussion at the Green Bank conference.[28]

What they didn't factor in to this conclusion is that our nadinbrzezinski is from another planet and knows better than all...

39 posted on 06/29/2011 5:34:16 AM PDT by bcsco
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What with all the markup, I forgot to include the link to Wikipedia “drake equation”...


40 posted on 06/29/2011 5:36:34 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Charles Henrickson
Hell they are even taking a third look at Mars now, but I am sure you did not realize that either... By the way, good bye...

[To the iggy list with you, provis99! Nadin is DONE with you!]

It takes me about 3 looks at a Mars before I decide whether I want to eat one or not...

41 posted on 06/29/2011 5:45:33 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Doomonyou
The Drake equation is a Prime example of the truism that figures don't lie, but liars figure.

8x0=0

Pull any 8 digits out of your heinie, and apply them to the Drake equation. You have just calculated what a stoner like Carl Sagan figures is the official number of space faring civilizations screwing up wheat fields in Britain. (And Sagan's Squirrels, who keep claiming it's LGMs, {Little Green or Grey Men, opinions differ.], despite the confessions of the three guys who did It, and a TV Documentary showing how.)

That progressives take this as Gospel According to St Carl is typical, since He was on TV, and TV Knows All.

My personal Favorite is the tape of artillery flares drifting down behind the, (I think it was Arizona.) mountains that are a string of UFOs.
Anyone who has seen illumes, recognizes them, but because the US Military doesn't like to tell stoners what they do for a living, cranks call Perpetually Credulous Art Bell at Zero Dark Thirty to sob about LGMs and a student does a prank call about being kidnapped.

42 posted on 06/29/2011 6:38:27 AM PDT by jonascord (The Drug War Rapes the Constitution.)
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To: jonascord
The Drake equation is a Prime example of the truism that figures don't lie, but liars figure.

The Drake Equation is a classic example of trying to prove a negative. Do civilizations exist elsewhere in the universe? There's absolutely no proof they do. Yet this formula is admittedly an exercise to develop parameters around the potential size of said community. And idiots like nadinbrzezinski consider it science.

I was on another site (in addition to Wiki) that fully admitted there was no proof of any such existence. Yet they wanna believe, if only because the universe is so large - it just has to be so. So, they claim that even an answer of '0' is good because it doesn't mean it is absolutely impossible. There's always the chance...

Now, that's science for ya...

43 posted on 06/29/2011 8:07:51 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Charles Henrickson

Where’s The Doctor when you need him? He could explain all this space/ time travel wibbly wobbly stuff. :0)


44 posted on 06/29/2011 8:11:53 AM PDT by samiam1972 ("It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."-Mother Teresa)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Great one Charles!


45 posted on 06/29/2011 9:16:12 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: Charles Henrickson
..the Drake Equation...

How many you can put down before the hurl?


46 posted on 06/29/2011 11:07:55 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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