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You can tell a lot about a culture by how they react to an alien invasion. Recent examples abound.
In New York, you can run around screaming, but never stop vlogging ("Cloverfield"). In Los Angeles you can puff out your chest for the cameras and say, "I need you to be my little Marine" ("Battle: Los Angeles") or maybe just act so obnoxious you deserve to get scooped up and de-brained ("Skyline"). In South Africa you'll quarantine the aliens then have an existential dilemma about it ("District 9").
In Europe, however, a hovering spacecraft that would appear to be a living paradox of all we understand about general relativity and propulsion would actually NOT interfere that much with important things like love trysts and cooking dinner. Get More »