(Hot Air) – The aliens are coming, and this time I don’t mean the ones from El Salvador looking to join the local chapter of MS-13.
There’s a new Marist poll out this week which shows a surprising shift in public opinion. An increasing number of Americans, adding up to a significant majority at this point, believe that the truth is out there. Perhaps not in the sense that Fox Mulder would have it, but they do believe that there’s other intelligent life in the universe. Not only that, but the extraterrestrials are probably at least as smart as us, if not smarter, and they’re probably going to find us before we find them. Unless, of course, they already have.
Younger Americans (under 45) and men are the most likely to believe that ET is out there, but even older citizens and women are believers. All groups are ringing up numbers at least in the low sixties. A majority of the younger respondents said the aliens will find us before we discover them, while 45% of older Americans thought so.
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