[CNI News thanks James Sutton for forwarding this item from the Reuters newswire, dated September 30, 1996.
PARIS (Reuter) -- Almost half of the French people believe there is life on other planets but just one in 10 fears a war with another world, according to a public opinion poll.
The SOFRES poll for the weekly Tele K7 magazine found that 48 percent of those surveyed believe in extraterrestrials while 45 percent do not.
Asked what extraterrestrials could bring to Earth, 33 percent responded wisdom and 28 percent said progress.
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