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11 Theories On Why Aliens Haven't Contacted Humans That'll Drop Your Jaw

WHERE ARE THE ALIENS?!

Have you ever heard of the Fermi paradox? If not, it's basically the contradiction between the HIGH statistical probability that aliens exist and the lack of contact we've had with them.

Here are 11 potential answers to the Fermi paradox. Vote on each one and discuss what YOU believe in the comments.

1. Humans aren't capable of receiving the type of signals alien civilizations have sent us.

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2. Aliens are quietly observing us like zoo animals.

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3. Humans and other intelligent beings are waiting for incoming contact instead of reaching out to make contact.

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4. Intelligent civilizations' life spans are so short (compared to the age of the universe) that they don't overlap.

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5. Aliens exist but they’ve made themselves undetectable.

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6. We’re living in a simulation, so our reality is whatever the programmers decide it to be.

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7. Other intelligent life exists, but it's very, very rare.

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8. Or life is so rare that no other intelligent beings exist. It's just us.

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9. Advanced beings learned how to upload their consciousness to a simulated universe, so they’re too busy enjoying that to spend time interstellar traveling.

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10. Alien existence has already been confirmed, but the general public is unaware.

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11. Advanced beings are so far ahead of us that they see us as a primitive species, the same way we look at insects.

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