However once the glasses were re-filled and the turkey devoured we relaxed in the lounge.
And the first subject of conversation was the possibility of alien life.
I wish I hadn't bothered because my uncle said we were "unique" in the universe.
He based this conclusion on the fact of an 1% shift of the Earth's axis making life impossible.
He even thought the Drake's equation was full of holes.
The irony being was his fence sitting on the Roswell incident.
My only counter argument was a lifeform not necesarily being carbon-based to live on an other planet.
However I didn't voice my views on him being arrogant and stupid because I love him to bits.
What do you think about this?
Edited by Medium Brown, 25 December 2012 - 09:27 PM.