It is interesting that in science fiction aliens are often portrayed as evil, destructive, and malevolent beings who prey on human victims. Does this view exist because so many fear outsiders and therefore perceive aliens as invaders who act in malevolent ways, bent on injuring us? Or is it fun to imagine harmful or malevolent forces in the universe, against which humans prevail after victorious but intense struggle?
Quiz: What is a malevolent being or thing?
- One that threatens human life.
- One that is evil in intent and action.
- One that is dangerous and destructive.