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How do you establish commonly understood terms for "yes" and "no" with beings/aliens who communicate via a single medium/form of energy?

For communication, whatever channel you use you can distinguish an absence of signal from a presence of signal. This allows binary code, and therefore, numbers. Then, to establish yes and no, one ...
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Would creatures that drink liquid instead of eating have a stomach?

Yes. There are people who don't have a stomach or don't use a stomach and are able to get adequate and appropriate nutrition and be healthy. Think of people who are tube fed - you can be tube fed ...
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How do you establish commonly understood terms for "yes" and "no" with beings/aliens who communicate via a single medium/form of energy?

All that's needed is a change from baseline. If they can only communicate acoustically, but cannot form/emulate/produce words (or, words/language that we can understand given our limitations for ...
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How do you establish commonly understood terms for "yes" and "no" with beings/aliens who communicate via a single medium/form of energy?

Fundamentally, all communications use one medium: the universe between us. The division into sight, sound, etc. is a convenient division for H. sapiens with our particular evolved set of sensory ...
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How do you establish commonly understood terms for "yes" and "no" with beings/aliens who communicate via a single medium/form of energy?

Any form of energy is applicable. All that is necessary to communicate with the aliens would be to tune this energy to, say, 5ae (arbitrary energy level). turning it up to 10 ae would indicate a yes, ...
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