UFO's And Extraterrestrial Life - The Vatican and Aliens

  • The problem is that space is absurdly big. The nearest star is around four light-years away. On the fastest craft Earth has ever launched, it would take ~70,000 years to make the journey. It's a scale beyond comprehension. 70,000 years ago nearly all of our human ancestors living at the time were still in East Africa. From Epicurus' birthday to our own time amounts to 3 percent of that "distance".

    All that being said, I always thought the retired Vatican Astronomer came off well in Religulous:

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