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What happens to religion if humans discover life on other planets?


Asked by IhartU at 9:08 AM on Sep. 10, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I think a bunch of missionaries would go try to convert them ASAP.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 9:52 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Missed U, where you been?

    Answer by writeon at 9:09 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Working a lot. We're getting ready for the Holidays at work- I know it's ONLY September, crazy huh?

    Answer by IhartU at 9:11 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Um I dont' think anything would happen to religion

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:12 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I guess that they will explain that God made more then one planet fo us to live on. That part of the Bible must have been lost threw time.

    Answer by louise2 at 9:13 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I mean, to life on other planets, cuz that's where the earth comes from, out there. Our real past exists out there in the vast universe. Religion? that would be like, what was that? We are talking about light years beyond belief.

    Answer by writeon at 9:13 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Do you think the life on the other planet would have their own bible, god and stories because their situation was different or would the basis of their beliefs be the same?


    Answer by IhartU at 9:14 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • For some yes it would. For me no, it's very arrogant to think that we are the first or last.


    Answer by oldermomof5 at 9:30 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Well,since it's not about religion,it's about a relationship with God, I doubt anything would change. If the new planet believed in God, life would go on as usual. If they don't, not sure what would happen.

    Answer by stvmen88 at 9:35 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • I must agree. The church would round up a bunch of missionaries and they'd hop on a little speaceship and go convert them.

    But what if the aliens on the other planet believed just as hard in their deity?

    *waves lightsaber*

    Answer by caitxrawks at 10:04 AM on Sep. 10, 2009

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