8 Great…Reasons To Hope for an Alien Invasion

Nov 08, 2010 Comments
They’re giving us new technology.

Also in Contact, as well as in The Man Who Fell to Earth, these creatures come bearing gifts. Sure, maybe we neither need nor want a teleportation device so gigantic it’s visible from space (as in the former), or we may repay their generosity by sapping their will to return to their home planet (as in the latter). But the important thing is how we benefit from their arrival, and quite frankly, even if the machine they send us looks like a companion piece to EPCOT Center’s Spaceship Earth, if it will give us a few extra minutes to snooze in the morning before dashing off to work then it’s worth it.

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