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Global Warming May Cause Alien Attack Says PSU Pundit
BillLawrenceOnline.Com ^ | 8-19-11

Posted on 08/19/2011 11:45:16 AM PDT by Tribune7

An astrobiologist affiliated with Penn State and NASA has co-written a paper suggesting signals to space be curtailed since they might inspire aliens to attack us due to our slowness in dealing with global warming.

Shawn Domagal-Goldman, along with fellow scientist Seth D. Baum, Jacob D. Haqq-Misra, issue this dire warning in their paper Would contact with extraterrestrials benefit or harm humanity? A scenario analysis which is now making international news.

Granted these smart people posit possible positive contacts with ETs such as advancement in knowledge and such.

And they note that in the event of a hostile encounter we might heroically triumph over them or be saved via intervention by a second group of aliens.

And you kind of wonder how much tax money went into producing this stuff.

Those who support shoveling this money at Domagal-Goldman et al are the same ones who laugh at those who have expressed skepticism of evolution such as Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann.

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TOPICS: Education; Politics; Science; UFO's
KEYWORDS: globalwarming

1 posted on 08/19/2011 11:45:20 AM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


2 posted on 08/19/2011 11:46:20 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

It’s true. Now everyone prepare by sending me all your money before it’s too late.


3 posted on 08/19/2011 11:47:25 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: SunkenCiv

ping for your interest


4 posted on 08/19/2011 11:47:44 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

If I never have hear the words global warming again, I say a mere alien attack is totally worth it.


5 posted on 08/19/2011 11:52:10 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: Tribune7

If you were to assert that abortion, materialism, and atheism, motivated God to punish society, it would be met with more skepticism than this.


6 posted on 08/19/2011 11:53:14 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: Tribune7

maybe the aliens will just take the global warming nuts back to their planet for lunch


7 posted on 08/19/2011 11:56:56 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Tribune7
For those who wish to see the original article posted (4 times no less), here's the link.
8 posted on 08/19/2011 11:57:38 AM PDT by TomServo
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To: Tribune7
Oh no!!!
9 posted on 08/19/2011 11:59:33 AM PDT by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: Tribune7

Out of curiosity I just went to a certain web-site where the footballs are little and colored green.

He’s actually defending this study and condemning any and every one that dares to question it as anti-science troglodytes.

CJo has lost all sense of proportion. I know this is nothing new, but it would be nice to see a sliver of reasonableness emanate from the guy.

He’s gone all MSNBC on us.


10 posted on 08/19/2011 12:01:36 PM PDT by barstoolblues (Notes from the Hobbitt hole. By Hezbollah Hobbitt.)
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To: Tribune7

Out of curiosity I just went to a certain web-site where the footballs are little and colored green.

He’s actually defending this study and condemning any and every one that dares to question it as anti-science troglodytes.

CJo has lost all sense of proportion. I know this is nothing new, but it would be nice to see a sliver of reasonableness emanate from the guy.

He’s gone all MSNBC on us.


11 posted on 08/19/2011 12:01:53 PM PDT by barstoolblues (Notes from the Hobbitt hole. By Hezbollah Hobbitt.)
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To: G Larry

The less you fear God the more likely you are to fear invisible men in the sky.


12 posted on 08/19/2011 12:03:48 PM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

This is so absurd - everyone knows NASA is a Muslim Outreach program, it has nothing to do with space.


13 posted on 08/19/2011 12:04:42 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Going into Rehab means never having to say you are sorry....)
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To: Trueblackman

All your global warming are belong to us


14 posted on 08/19/2011 12:05:49 PM PDT by rickomatic
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To: Tribune7

Is this an end run by algore since Cap and Trade seems doomed to fail?


15 posted on 08/19/2011 12:07:46 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Going into Rehab means never having to say you are sorry....)
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To: barstoolblues

It’s bizarre. “Science” has become like “magic” for some people. They accept anything without understanding or proof just so long as an accredited priest utters the word “science” when declaring it to be so.


16 posted on 08/19/2011 12:09:10 PM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Oh, come on!! The space aliens who will destroy us for our oil-dependent destruction of Earth will be sent by Allah!! It’s in the Koran. Everybody knows that.


17 posted on 08/19/2011 12:11:52 PM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

One moronic idiot astrobiologist that should be immediately fired from any academic endeavor(s) he is involved with. =.=


18 posted on 08/19/2011 12:16:16 PM PDT by cranked
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To: Tribune7
Good’ol Penn State, Home of Michael Mann

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19 posted on 08/19/2011 12:19:56 PM PDT by twistedwrench
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To: Tribune7

This makes the third alien attack warning on FR today...they must be really PO’d!;-)


20 posted on 08/19/2011 12:21:56 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Tribune7

Bring em on! They are either with us or against us!


21 posted on 08/19/2011 12:33:50 PM PDT by BRK
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To: BRK

Yeh didn’t those aliens see “Independence Day”? LOL!!!


22 posted on 08/19/2011 1:28:17 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Tribune7
CLICK ON IMAGE

click on image

23 posted on 08/19/2011 1:39:39 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan ("Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts." Richard Feynman father of Quantum Physics)
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To: Tribune7
Gort

"If you do not stop destroying your planet, we will...ah...um, DESTROY YOUR PLANET!"
24 posted on 08/19/2011 1:52:08 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan

It is our own damn fault too!

Mars Warming

25 posted on 08/19/2011 2:04:29 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: PowderMonkey
Gort, klatu barada nikto. On the other hand, Martha's Vinyard ...

As for this referred paper, methinks that the late J.W.Campbell, editor of Analog SF magazine would have spiked this puerile attempt at Politically Correct Speculative Fantasy [emphasis on FANTASY!].

26 posted on 08/19/2011 2:26:32 PM PDT by SES1066 (1776 to 2011, 235 years and counting in the GRAND EXPERIMENT!)
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To: Tribune7

This is idiotic. I can remember at least one “Outer Limits” episode and several books in which the alien plot is to heat up our planet to make it more comfortable. The aliens would likely plot to counter our efforts to cool the Earth. (Do I need a sarcasm tag in this?)


27 posted on 08/19/2011 2:27:39 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Tribune7

I bow to your superior knowledge of the Koran.... ;^)


28 posted on 08/19/2011 2:27:50 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Going into Rehab means never having to say you are sorry....)
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To: Tribune7

The fact we have not made contact is just further proof NASA is “underfunded”. it’s a battle over funding muslim outreach or alien outreach!


29 posted on 08/19/2011 2:59:15 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (My mind is like a steel trap: rusty and illegal in 37 states.)
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To: Tribune7
Shawn Domagal-Goldman, along with fellow scientist Seth D. Baum, Jacob D. Haqq-Misra

Three "scientists", and two of them can't pick a last name. I think I'll pass on their opinion.

30 posted on 08/19/2011 5:05:08 PM PDT by ken in texas (Can't Afford a Tagline... send money.)
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To: Tribune7

In related news:

Aluminum foil sales soar...


31 posted on 08/19/2011 5:08:24 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("Cut the Crap and Balance!" -- Governor Sarah Palin , Friday August 12 2011, Iowa State Fair)
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To: Tribune7

If we are attacked by an advanced civilization, that will be proof that space and defense spending is the correct course for civilization.


32 posted on 08/19/2011 9:10:24 PM PDT by HangThemHigh (Entropy's not what it used to be.)
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To: HangThemHigh
If we are attacked by an advanced civilization, that will be proof that space and defense spending is the correct course for civilization.

I think that was the subject of a famous science fiction story scenario analysis.

33 posted on 08/20/2011 5:19:41 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Peter from Rutland

No. It could be true, but if it is true, the only solution is to send me all your money. If it is not true, I’ll refund it all immediately.


34 posted on 08/20/2011 10:47:07 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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35 posted on 08/21/2011 8:20:46 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (It's the Tea Party's fault!)
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To: Tribune7

Thank you, Now I know where to place the Human Induced Global Warming ...... Right on the Science Fiction Shelf next Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Predator


36 posted on 08/21/2011 10:45:17 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Tribune7
What is it with the alien invasion meme? This is the third one I've heard about, after Paul Krugman and that other NASA scientist.
37 posted on 08/22/2011 5:48:19 PM PDT by jmcenanly ( "We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him." -Samuel)
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To: Tribune7

“I, for one, welcome our new overlords!


38 posted on 08/22/2011 6:29:20 PM PDT by Freedom_Fighter_2001
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