Intelligence is not information alone but also judgement

Please, be polite

You, people, live on a moving platform, the Earth, a lovely and more or less placid place. Most of you respect the Humans and treat them as your equals or almost.  But some of the immigrants on the Earth prefer insult every native-earth-born-creature hey meet and position themselves and superior beings.

But why do you disrespect the Earthlings? In fact, human beings are rather good in understanding the world. It may seem to you that their logic is deficient (and in part it may be true, I grant you this), but they were able to hunt game and build fires to survive. And they figured out how to build a wheel. And they always watched the stars and the flowers.

Remember that in the great Cosmic Ocean there are countless stars and planets, inhabited by millions of civilisations both younger and older than this one, the Human civilisation which has developed in this solar system. 

Yeas, there is a million worlds in the Milky Way Galaxy alone that at this same moment is inhabited by beings who are very different from each other (and many of them much more advanced than the Earth).

But all these worlds have one characteristic in common: they change. And almost all of them change for the better. If you lived on a planet where nothing ever changed, there would be little to do. So if you don’t like Humans because they are ignorant and they do not know a lot about the Universe, you are wrong!

Remember that knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart. Intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, so be polite and respect the Humans! Help them to overcome their difficulties so one day in a very distant future they might be able to help your home world…

Thank you and be polite!

You’ll find below some advice about how to explain to the Humans the external World. If you are a new resident on the Earth, you may find these advice useful.

Don’t forget to register as Newcomer at the Milky Way Galaxy Office for Aliens on the Earth (MWGOAE). Some fees apply.

Signed: Megan Jorgensen, expat on the Earth, born on the star R-1876642-12, Large Magellanic Cloud, representative of the MWGOAE in this Solar system).

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Over the dying embers of the campfire, on a moonless night, Humans watched the stars and the flowers. Image : © Megan Jorgensen

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