Should Aliens Be Legal?

1784 WordsDec 9, 20158 Pages
Aliens have always been a curiosity for us as a species. Tall slender body, glowing bright green, swollen head, deep black eyes; all characteristics of the generic alien. From a young age, we are taught that there might be someone else out there in the universe; we just haven’t met them yet. The question of whether or not we believe in aliens is a hard question to answer because we just do not know. There is no substantial amount of evidence to support either claim. However, the thought that another form of life might exist out in the universe is a diverse theory; room for extrapolation. Curiosity has driven us to create all sorts of alien situations and allows us to think deeply about all the different ways aliens could look like, all the different activities aliens could be able to do, and all the different reasons aliens might make contact with us. Curiosity has also driven us to think about exactly how much more advanced these “others” might be. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the technological level of aliens in film and popular culture has developed from primitive beings to full force technological masterminds— mirroring our own technological narrative. When I hear the word “monster,” the first image that comes to mind is the cute, illustrated, blue, white spotted monster from the children’s book Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks. My mother would read me this book as a child before bedtime. She did this because the monsters drawn in the book
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