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posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 04:19 PM
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So, based on the sequence of the final questions, we can deduct that:

We yearn to not be alone
We yearn for company
That ETs yearn for companionship




posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 04:24 PM
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they want companionship, and what do we want?

to be done with this game
closure
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posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 04:58 PM
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We read to know we are not alone. They may yearn not to feel alone. PBEs want *companionship*. We yearn for *company*. Why do we want to believe?



Thats what I put together. Doesn't help though.



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 06:10 PM
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I wasn't trying to start anything.... just talking, thats all ...

We'll probably crack this thing tomorrow...



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 07:36 PM
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I guess we want to believe because none of us really wants to feel alone, either individually or as a species. Plus, if we knew we weren't alone, wouldn't that put an end to a lot of bickering amongst ourselves because we'd realize that we're all the same.



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 08:57 PM
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I went for a while assuming that the final answer would mention "all the ufo answers". Tried a bunch of stuff. And... why do we want to believe?

tohavealltheufoanswers
toknowalltheufoanswers
toansweralltheufoquestions
becausewecan

etc etc etc

No match... yet.



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 09:01 PM
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No, its much more likely that the final answer has more of a philosophical twist. The last sequence of questions begs us to resolve not wanting to be alone amongst our yearning to believe.

I'm trying to figure out if the answer will be a short phrase, 3 or 4 words max of a one word answer.

I'm researing the "Contact" angle at the moment. I've found some awesome sites that really delve into the "why" but so far no luck with an answer.



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 10:05 PM
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well, I'm about out of ideas (and patience), for tonite


here are a few of the more succinct

(because)thealternativeissolitude
.............wehavelostfaithinreligion /man/god/humanity
.............itisinourgeneticmakeup/dna/nature/
.............weyearntolearn
.............weyearntobelong
.............weyearnforpupose/understanding/thetruth

tofindourdestiny/purpose/path

maybe one will spark an idea



posted on Sep, 5 2006 @ 10:24 PM
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Originally posted by Freenrgy2


I'm researing the "Contact" angle at the moment. I've found some awesome sites that really delve into the "why" but so far no luck with an answer.


I'm leaning towards this angle also. With the advancement of technology and all the conflict we see in this world, it makes it hard to believe technological civilizations could prevail without eventual self-annihilation.

If there is life outside our solar system, and they survived the technolgical advancements, it would mean we could to. In fact, that was the question "Sparks" asked the entity in the movie "contact."

It is tough trying to find feasible phrases that fit this angle.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 01:46 AM
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O.K. I’ve got it narrowed down…

It’s something we (humans) want to believe, even though we possibly can’t, whether by choice, genetic, or other manipulation, overcoming whatever challenges this belief might place upon us, and as it relates to ufo sightings, hoaxes, movies, books, government investigation projects, cover-ups, ancient texts, or possibly none of these things, but rather why we want to believe in general.

The possibilities from this are endless. So, I want to believe the answer is a philosophical quote from some book or movie and wrap this baby up.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 07:26 AM
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existence in the immensity of space is lonely, and the only thing that makes the loneliness bearable, is each other.

this is from wikipedia's article on contact.

the exact quote might be more telling.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 07:35 AM
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I read the wiki on contact also.... tried lots of things....

I'm on the contact official site now...



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 08:50 AM
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Originally posted by Zarniwoop
O.K. I’ve got it narrowed down…

The possibilities from this are endless.



You've narrowed it down to endless possibilities wow....lol



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 09:00 AM
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he narrowed it down from infinite combinations of infinite possibilites. now it is merely endless possibilites.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 12:53 PM
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O.K. its official, i'm going crazy.

Honestly, why would they pose this question as the last one? There are literally hundreds of different answers. Should I be so gullible to believe that the answer can be defined and input to win the game?

Why do we want to believe...hmmm.

Well, we want to. We want hope. We are ignorant. We need to feel special. We need to know the truth. We need proof. See....many variations of answers.

Yet, here we have a game that is trying to define in one question what has been discussed in so many threads in these forums without a definitive answer.

Can there be an answer? Can we really define why we want to do something. Heck, people are selfish, curious, adventurous, have a quest for truth and knowledge. Sometimes we believe because of what our parents believed or what our peers believe. Maybe its a collective social consciousness.

Do we believe because the probablity of there being life in the universe is high? Because the universe is so big and we just started looking. Do we bleive because we have evidence? But belief and fact are different. Do we suspend belief, deny ignorance in the search for the truth?

Yep, going crazy.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 12:59 PM
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Free, it's a game of logic. They started with the we are not alone, we feel alone stuff and worked toward the et's need for company/companionship. It's confusing as hell but the grok to survive thing was too, no?



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 05:39 PM
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It's gone from research questions for us to ponder, as in mathematical questions to the end of the line where all we need is a simple answer, was thefinalanswertoeverything's final answer "To learn " or "learn", thats all they are looking for, something simple but something that encompases all of the questions we have slogged over for the last few weeks/ months....



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 08:35 PM
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Originally posted by kuhl

Originally posted by Zarniwoop
O.K. I’ve got it narrowed down…

The possibilities from this are endless.



You've narrowed it down to endless possibilities wow....lol


That was my attempt at late-night humor. After about three hours of fruitless searching for 'why we want to believe' last night, that's about all I could come up with.

I sure hope someone gets this soon. A clue-ski would be most helpful.



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 08:46 PM
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i thought this would have been beat by now
everytime i put this in a get an eror msg
\www.alltheufoanswers.com...
um nevermind i dint notice the "\"
[edit on 6-9-2006 by razor1000]

[edit on 6-9-2006 by razor1000]



posted on Sep, 6 2006 @ 09:15 PM
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I think some of these quotes may already have been mentioned earlier, but I’m too lazy to go back and check
Not relevant to the UFO theme, but maybe one will trigger a thought for the philosophical angle.

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
John Burroughs (1837 - 1921)

To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.
Stanislaw Leszczynski (1677 - 1766)

We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)

To believe is to know you believe, and to know you believe is not to believe.
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that's necessary for believing in it.
Ugo Betti, Struggle Till Dawn

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.
Claud Cockburn (1904 - 1981)



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