Posted on Tuesday, 11 January, 2011 | 46 comments| News tip by: Still Waters
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How would mankind react to the discovery of alien life ? Have we become too used to the idea to care ?
Psychologist Dr Albert Harrison believes that modern society is so used to the notion of alien visitation and life on other planets that if proof of alien life did present itself we would be 'unfazed' by it. 50 years ago the concept of such a revelation was thought to have been capable of inducing widespread panic and the disintegration of society - nowadays however things are very different.
"The sight of flying saucers over Britain, so science fiction would have us believe, would see panicking mobs in the streets."