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Originally posted by yeahright
Great thread, guys. I really appreciate and enjoy [and somewhat envy] the speculative thoughts of you articulate deep thinkers.
This topic goes to the heart of the entire issue. If we're being visited by ETs, why don't they just make themselves known?
I've thought about this a lot myself and while admittedly not convinced we are being visited, I don't rule it out completely.
My personal opinion is that either (A) "They" are so alien to us it is absurd to even attempt to attribute motivations based upon our tendency to anthropomorphize or (B) "They" really do have a concern for being too disruptive, which disclosure would inevitably be.
I'm still on the side of, "It hasn't happened. Yet." But I'm prepared to be wrong.
Originally posted by salsa
uniting the world under one voice should be a priority but that's won't happen with this many people on earth.
Originally posted by idbltrl001
Regardless of what the outcome could be, it should be told.
If certain people will go crazy over religion and kill themselves, so be it. We let the weak minded die off, and we move forward as an enlightened species.
Originally posted by Esoteric Teacher
Is there (in your mind) any possible questions that we might be able to provide other worldly visitors?
I know this one is very difficult guys, because it requires us to as individuals to deny thyself, and stop thinking as humans, and have empathy enough to put ourselves in their shoes. We indeed would have to think like aliens, and not like humans. And this definatley stretches the imagination, i know.
Originally posted by Esoteric Teacher
Originally posted by Frosty
Originally posted by Esoteric TeacherAnd all things that are science fact, were first science fiction, if even for a fraction of an instant.
Please, could we knock it out with the bull? I have never heard a professor, teacher or any various person trained in science ever say that to me. Never. Because it simply isn't true. Prove to me that Liebniz and Newton first dealt with science fiction calculus. Oh, I am gonna love hearing this one.
Newton dealt with science fiction first by noticing that the apple fell. He asked himself why the apple fell, but not the moon. All speculation prior to his answering with the theories wrapped in gravity were science fiction, until he provided a plausible answer as to why the apple was falling, and not the moon.
Hence: Science fiction existed prior to science fact, from the viewpoint of the observer, and the quest for the truth.
Originally posted by FEMA
If so, what stage might we be at?
Originally posted by MagicPriest420
I think it'll take just one widespread ufo sighting..and that could be all the disclosure we would need.
I wonder why they(et's) havent considered this yet?Just so long as they get enuff people guessing,we should have a starting point for disclosure.
Originally posted by rancid1
I must say that this is one of the most refreshing conversations that I've seen here. No bickering, no your wrong I'm right.
"knowledge is the enemy of faith" --
Disclosure will give us pure unadulterated knowledge, therefore the faithful will not be able to say who's right and who's wrong anymore. Besides, aren't all wars started because of religious faith?
I think Agent Smith said it best. "Humans are nothing but a virus consuming all resources in their path". There is nothing on this planet that humans have touched and left it as it was before they touched it. ........... . .. .. . .. because some dumb earthling didn't understand what or who I was.
"Look Billy Bob what is that?" "I dunno let's shoot it and find out".
They are basically afraid of chaos or revolution once most people realize just how deep and subversive these secrets are and how long they've been kept.