Intelligence is one of the most fascinating, and most misunderstood features of life on earth. 

If we find life on other planets, do we expect it to be intelligent? If so, would it resemble intelligent life on earth, or the intelligent life we’ve built artificially? 

If there is life in the universe, does it have to be intelligent life?

Would we be able to recognize intelligence if we encounter it. Are we intelligent enough to recognize different types of intelligence?

What have we learned about alien intelligence from our own intelligence, machine intelligence, or collectives?

Does advanced intelligence have to be destructive? 

Can we learn to be intelligent? 

Should we be seeking extraterrestrial wisdom?