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Re: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Feb 19, 2012 at 18:23 UTC ( #954904=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2012

When another intelligent species appears on Earth, humanity shall…

  • annihilate them
  • vivisect them
  • study them
  • fear of them
  • oppress them
  • despise them
  • treat them as equals
  • teach them
  • raise them
  • revere them
  • consider them our future

Update 2013-11-02: done: When another intelligent species appears on Earth, humanity shall ….


Comment on Re: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
by tangent (Curate) on Feb 19, 2012 at 19:18 UTC
    Considering the current state of the planet I would question the use of the word "intelligent" here. Some people believe that long-living beneficial plants like trees are far more intelligent than us reckless humans. I mean, when did you last see a tree driving to the supermarket to buy food?
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
by moritz (Cardinal) on Apr 05, 2012 at 12:12 UTC
      Almost all (if not all) the options can be turned to passive :)
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
by Arunbear (Parson) on Apr 05, 2012 at 16:59 UTC
    • be long extinct
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
by cavac (Chaplain) on Jun 25, 2012 at 21:01 UTC

    Given the current way politics and "free" economy works, you should add the option "take all their valuables and send them to prison for not paying their income tax"

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012 (reaction to other intelligent species)
by space_monk (Chaplain) on Nov 01, 2012 at 13:52 UTC
    • See how they go with some fava beans and a nice chianti...

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