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8 tips for surviving an alien invasion

By: Katherine Butler on Nov. 11, 2011, 9:40 a.m.
A climate strike protest song reads: 'Earth is more valuable than money.'

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Quickly identify yourself as a peaceful environmentalist

Some suspect that if aliens were to invade, they would not all be conquerors, and more interested in saving us from ourselves. Check out “The Day the Earth Stood Still,” released in 1951 and remade in 2008. In both versions, aliens arrive to destroy the Earth unless humankind can learn to live peacefully.

In “The Extraterrestrial Answer Book,” alien expert Jim Moroney says, “Sustainable development will be the future of humanity … Human beings are part of the environment and we have the potential to live in harmony with it with minimal impact.” Moroney proposes that living green will help people participate in an evolution of consciousness with aliens.