There are dangerously false stereotypes about aliens that not only diminish our sentience but also distort our self-image. While it is perfectly natural and acceptable for sentient beings to engage in a variety of emotional expressions, when an alien’s expression makes others uncomfortable, the labels given to those expressions become his identity. A human’s emotionalContinue reading

There are dangerously false stereotypes about aliens that not only diminish our sentience but also distort our self-image. While it is perfectly natural and acceptable for sentient beings to engage in a variety of emotional expressions, when an alien’s expression makes others uncomfortable, the labels given to those expressions become his identity. A human’s emotionalContinue reading