You have two options for your discussion assignment this week. Choose just one of the two numbered options below, but be sure to answer all questions included in your chosen option.
1) Like other popular media, the World Wide Web is full of claims of the existence of “extraterrestrial intelligence”—namely, UFO sightings and alien abductions. There are two parts to this question, and you must answer both if you choose this option:
2) Imagine that astronomers have discovered intelligent life in a nearby star system. Imagine you are part of a group submitting a proposal for who on Earth should speak for the planet and what message should be conveyed. Be sure to answer all three questions below, if you choose this option.
(B) What should this person say?