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If intelligent aliens visited Earth, would we let them participate in the Olympics?

Asked by Ltryptophan (10724points) August 12th, 2016 from iPhone

Are the Olympics strictly human?

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stanleybmanly's avatar

close scrutiny of the corruptive realities would convince any aliens advanced beyond us to restrict this planet from any association with more “civilized” places.

zenvelo's avatar

“Intelligent aliens visited Earth…” is rife with contradictions. Any alien silly enough to visit would be disqualified.

Pandora's avatar

Well we don’t have monkeys join so why would we let aliens join. Yes, you would have to be human.
Now when they have a multi species Olympics then Aliens will have to be included.
However, I’m sure they will split it into categories like they do when separating the men and wht women.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Yeah, you don’t have sprinters running against Cheetahs. Not saying that aliens would be “animals” (though I would hope they would be) but we don’t their abilities.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

We would join the aliens version of the Olympics.

LuckyGuy's avatar

We already distinguish events between male and female of the same species!
We’d have one or two (or three!) for aliens.

ragingloli's avatar

Only if they are guaranteed to lose.
Can not have any non-apes be superior in any way!

kritiper's avatar

No. Generally speaking.

throwaccount's avatar

If intelligent aliens visited Earth, the American Government would take them away and keep them in Area 51. So I guess they won’t really be able to participate at all, sadly.

filmfann's avatar

It might be unfair, especially if poop in the Rio water works as a steroid on them.

MrGrimm888's avatar

They could participate, but they’d have to have their own class. Like mentioned above having it split between sexes.

Setanta's avatar

I suspect that aliens who are not intelligent would not be visiting our planet.

flutherother's avatar

This was tried back in 2008 when an intelligent shark from Deneb VI took part in the all species 100 metres freestyle. It was a bloodbath. All footage and all reporting has been censored and it is as if it never happened.

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