imagine you are an alien from another galaxy sent to planet earth to scout out the potential for intergalactic cooperation among intelligent life forms. you have been given the mission to draw up a character profile of a human being. this profile will help the other aliens to understand what it means to be a human. which sources of information would you use to gather data and to make judgements? how would you verify your findings? what would you report to your fellow aliens back on the mother ship?