If you believe in aliens, can you still believe in God?

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    Tell me your opinion.

    I personally see it as blasphemy. But I think it would be an interesting topic.

    Since it seems many people do believe in aliens.

    Now I don't mean believing in anther intelligent species, I could believe that.

    But if you believe they created us, is it still reasonable to say you believe in God?
     
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    Why not?

    Would not have God created them, too?
     
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    If its that way, then yes.

    But if you believe aliens created us, then no?

    I personally don't believe aliens exist yet.

    I could believe another creation exists elsewhere on the Universe, because depending on what you read. I have seen a verse that says there is other, and don't rule it out.
     
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    That's two different questions, isn't it?

    Do you believe in aliens?

    Do you believe aliens created us?

    My answers, yes and no.
     
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    Technically, yes.

    But can the two go together.

    And if you believe in God what purpose are the aliens here for?

    I don't believe in aliens. So...
     
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    With billions of other worlds out there, the odds are against our being the only intelligent species around. I don't see the existence of God and aliens to be mutually exclusive. Why do you?
     
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    If one believes in God, I can't see why he has no involvement in aliens.

    But I can't stand something's people say regarding aliens. Or how they will take over earth one day. It really ticks me off.
     
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    It requires two separate and independent beliefs.

    I believe in aliens and I believe that aliens created all life on earth. Then abandoned their creation.

    No it doesn't make sense that way.
     
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    I thought you were a Christian the whole time? :confused:
     
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    You should specify if you mean "alien life" or "Alien visitation". I believe that there is probably life on other planets, probably even in our own solar system in the form of single celled organisms, but I don't believe that there is sentient life anywhere remotely near us let alone visiting us.

    And I do believe in God.
     

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