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Would alien life eat us?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Snoopy, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. woody60707

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    Just because it's bad for then, doesn't mean they wouldn't eat it. Hell look at all the stuff Human eat everyday.
     
  2. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Maybe they'd be neutral.

    Maybe they'd lick us but not actually eat us.
     
  3. say1988

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    Slavery decreases in value as technology increase, due to decreasing needs for labour and the need for more skill and education.
    Small scale slavery for certain purposes (i.e. current sexual slavery or domestic service) where technology is of little value isn't out of the question, but it is unlikely large scale slave labour would be viable with technology advanced enough for regular interstellar travel.
     
  4. FriendlyFire

    FriendlyFire Codex WMDicanious

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    Zerg
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    Tyranids
     
  5. Rashiminos

    Rashiminos Fool Prophet

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  6. TheLastOne36

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    You're discounting for culture though. We have many things that have outlived society's needs and even have became obsolete with modern science, but still closely hold on to, the most notable example being Religion. (Which could also be a reason for keeping slavery, though I guess that ties in with culture.)
     
  7. Snoopy

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    Why is almost everyone assuming I meant intelligent aliens? It's totally irrelevant. The question is can alien life eat us, not "what alternative uses can they do with us other than eating?" I'm sure intelligent aliens could boil us into a stew, add some alien spices and sprinkle their make-edible powder.

    Here, I'll retype the question for the children: Can an alien-like Lion eat us?
     
  8. SerriaFox

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    see my post above. 1 in 4 chance I believe.
     
  9. Snoopy

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    I saw your post and looked into Spin Direction. Unfortunately, most scientists are quite firm that DNA could not have formed anywhere else.
     

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