Half of Humanity Doesn’t Believe in Extraterrestrial Civilizations


New study shows, half of humans believe in alien life and want to establish contact with them.

Do you believe in extraterrestrial beings, researchers ask?

If you belive in aliens, then, you belong to that group of people who believe that one day we will contact with extraterrestrial civilizations. According to a recent survey conducted across 24 nations of the world, half of the humanity thinks aliens are nothing but a hoax.

People who believe in aliens say they are not alone in the universe and they believe people should seek contact with alien civilizations.

To explain the incomparable love and fame that the franchise has been getting from the audience even after 40 years from the release of its first movie, researchers wanted to conduct a survey, because the newest “Star Wars” movie “The Last Jedi” is releasing on December 13.

The study revealed that 47% of over 26,000 respondents believe in the existence of intelligent alien civilizations in the universe.

While around a quarter of respondents stated that they don’t believe that beyond our home planet extraterrestrial beings exist , 61% nodded in affirmation When asked if they think that “some form of life” exists on the distant planets.

There are lots of surveys related to aliens and extraterrestrial intelligent civilizations but this was the largest of its kind since it included 24 countries of the world. Generally surveys such as these have similar results in countries like the United States, Germany and Britain.

Research director Martijn Lampert stated: “The high score on the belief in the existence of intelligent alien civilizations and the distinct profile of these people partly explains the immense popularity of space movies such as Star Wars. People who believe in the existence of intelligent alien civilizations are not a marginal minority,”

While Mexico and China follow Russia, Netherlands came at the bottom with 28% on the poll. According to the survey, the most number of alien believers, 68%, belong to Russia.


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