Cognito Incognitus Paranormal Magazine Volume 1, Issue 2 - Page 7

what “life” is in a completely different environment, it will not only look, feel, and be different; it will yield a different definition of life. As a society, I think that is one of the very first objectives to consider: what do we consider life (?), and are we willing to change that? Are we willing to consider that skeleton creature Hollywood conveyed “life.” Are we ready for extra-terrestrial life? A proper distinction often made in science is the difference in evidence and reason. Evidence has to do with various factors that yield a verdict. For example, if I go to the store and approach an aisle lined with bags of squarely sliced spongy matter, I can make the conclusion that it is bread. All those factors;