There Is No Fire Alarm for Alien Invasion, Either

Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry
Published in
2 min readAug 21, 2023

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old video game screen with just black, white, and green colors showing a spaceship shooting at aliens
Screen capture from the video game Space Invaders

Imagine a hundred spaceships come out of warp near Alpha Centauri, 4.5 light years away. Our smartest astrophysicists believe the ships are approaching Earth, and that they will arrive within our vicinity between 10 and 70 years from now. A year later, one of the ships destroys a moon along the way.

Thus far, we know the aliens have super-human capabilities and a capacity for…

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Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry

Author of Dear Hannah, a cautionary tale about self-improvement. Learn more: philipkd.com