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Unformatted text preview: said they had never been abducted or known anyone whisked away by beings from another planet. But if they do meet someone from a galaxy far, far away, 44 percent said they expect to be treated as friends, while 26 percent think theyll be treated as enemies. Thirtynine percent dont expect aliens to appear very humanoid, although 35 percent said they probably look somewhat human. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 179 Mercury Politics SETI – Belief in Aliens High – Public Over half of Americans believe in aliens. Rasmussen Reports, 5/25/09 (Biggest public opinion poll conductor in the United States, “53% Believe Intelligent Life Is Likely On Other Planets”, http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifestyle/may_2009/53_believe_intelligent_life_i s_likely_on_other_planets2, accessed 6/27/11) EK Most of us still think they’re out there. Fifty-three percent (53%) of U.S. voters say it’s likely that intelligent life exists on other planets, including 28% who say it is Very Likely.Thirty-five percent (35%) say it’s not very or not at all likely, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Twelve percent (12%) are not sure. These views are consistent with findings going back to 2006. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 180 Mercury Politics SETI – Belief in Aliens Low – Republicans Republicans least likely to think aliens exist. Rasmussen Reports, 5/25/09 (Biggest public opinion poll conductor in the United States, “53% Believe Intelligent Life Is Likely On Other Planets”, http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifestyle/may_2009/53_believe_intelligent_life_i s_likely_on_other_planets2, accessed 6/27/11) EK Sixty-one percent (61%) of men think it’s likely there’s life out there in the solar system, compared to 46% of women. Younger Americans continue to be more confident than their elders that intelligent life can be found on other planets. That was also true in June 2007. Forty percent (40%) of political liberals believe intelligent life on other planets is Very Likely versus 20% of conservatives. Republicans are less likely to agree than Democrats and voters not affiliated with either major party. Gonzaga Debate Institute 2011 181 Mercury Politics SETI – Belief in Aliens – Liberals Liberals are more likely than conservatives to believe in aliens. Rasmussen Reports, 5/25/09 (Biggest public opinion poll conductor in the United States, “53% Believe Intelligent Life Is Likely On Other Planets”, http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/general_lifestyle/may_2009/53_believe_intelligent_life_i s_likely_on_other_planets2, accessed 6/27/11) EK Sixty-one percent (61%) of men think it’s likely there’s life out there in the solar system, compared to 46% of women. Younger Americans continue to be more confident than their elders that intelligent life can be found on other planets. That was also true in June 2007. Forty percent (40%) of political liberals believe intelligent life on other planets is Very Likely versus 20% of conservatives. Republicans are less likely to agree than Democrats and voters not affiliated with ei...
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