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Earth from space showing green forst in South AmericaSETI – why bother?

Is there life elsewhere?

Scientific observations show that the Earth is not the centre of the Universe.

What makes it special, to us at least, is that it is where we live.

Earth is a place where life once started. But is it the only place, ever?

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ETHICAL ISSUES INVOLVED
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Cost of knowledge

The costs of investigating the depths of the Universe are astronomical, NASA recently had its astrobiology budget cut, would you vote to restore it?
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Issues of funding

Both NASA and the US billionaire Laurance Rockefeller fund investigations into UFOs and other unexplained phenomena. Would knowledge of the funder influence whether you believed their findings or not? Should it?

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