On the gathering specifically of scientific knowledge, our paleontologist colleague Günter Bechly nails it.
The interesting psychological issue here turns upon the question of whether these people are deliberately lying or not.
The discovery of ETs would not undermine the case for the design of terrestrial life one bit. The situation for Darwinists is very different.
The story of paleontologist Günter Bechly in Germany demonstrates the power of ID to find its way everywhere and change minds and hearts.
“It simply cannot be defended as neutral,” says Larry Sanger, who launched the online encyclopedia with Jimmy Wales in 2001.