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Extraterrestrials...Mistaken for Gods, Goddesses, Angels, and Demons

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posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 03:59 AM
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I bring about this subject that has captivated me since it entered my mind.

We all understand, that mankind takes that which is different and tries to link it with what is known at the time. Religious icons have been said to do extraordinary things that were impossible during the time of their arrival. Many have said such things as they created everything, walked among the stars, spread diseases, opened the Earth to swallow the enemy, and lists of unimaginable powers... But just because people of ancient times believed they were God(s) and Goddess(es) doesn't necessarily mean they were.

The human mind has trouble accepting things they have never seen in person. I, myself, have experienced such an event that when it first happened right in front of my eyes my mind completely blocked it. The event was my cousin doing a front flip. He had done it and I literally asked him "what did you just do?". He told me he had done a front-flip and I said he was lying because I couldn't seen it. Watching someone do a front-flip on TV we are OK with it, but in person it's mind boggling. He had to do it two more times before my mind would accept it. Most have heard of the Indians who couldn't comprehend the large sailing ships of the Spaniards. And they only saw what was described as waves in the sky for days, until they could comprehend it.

So it all comes down to "What is normal?", and what is commonly spoken or written.

A God can be anyone who possesses abilities and knowledge that is far more advanced than the other. The Bible speaks of God spreading diseases...We can now create diseases that effect only a certain race! Does it mean we're all Gods and Goddesses? Of course not, we're only advanced enough to understand how to do it. We have the ability to fly through the air, as well as leave the planet all together. Does that mean we have supernatural powers that allow us to rise into the "Heavens"? Again, no. We have created a bomb that can destroy entire cities with the press of a button. Are we all powerful and magical? Nope again. BUT...if we go back to ancient times when the first civilizations arose, we WOULD be Gods.

When I've spoke to people(Religious and non-religious) about this, the religious ones avoided it, due to their fear of being judged for questioning their Icons. The few religious people who did accept that our ancestors were at a very low level of intelligence, but wouldn't accept that they would mistake more intelligent beings as Gods. And the non-religious agreed that humans of those times weren't as advanced and lived more off of what they were forced to follow, and tried to link everything that happened to a Gods/Goddesses that were happy or angry with them.

Why is it such an insult to accepting we know nothing of the creation of the universe? Is saying that all religious stories aren't 100% fact, and were created to give a guideline to living peacefully, evil? No, it's not. If you think you have the #1 belief, good for you, but it doesn't mean you DO. It's a belief, OK. The Creator could be Mahatma Gandhi in a speedo, I don't care. I'd rather wait until the end to find out, than to belief something that was written by people thousands of years ago, that said their "God" told them the universe revolved around the Earth.

Truth is shown by proof. We know the universe doesn't revolve around the Earth, so obviously they are lying and thought that Humans would never be able to proof it didn't at the time.

What I'm trying to say is, don't take a belief and label it fact just because our less knowledgeable ancestors said it was. You could show them a discman and they would burn you at the stake for being a demon, or worship you for having the power to capture persons and make them play music and sing for you at will.

It's the 21st century, lets evolve and let the old stay with the old. It's time to be renewed in our knowledge, and not let ancient beliefs deter us to push forward.




posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:03 AM
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I think what makes this so difficult to accept for people is that they think they will go to Hell for giving up on Christianity... its like the ultimate scare tactics. Bush is a rookie compared to the guys who invented religion.


Then again, we could be wrong. There could be a God. I prefer to call it a creator force, and I believe it created us (or we came via alien genetic upgrades), aliens, the universe, everything. And I am not religious at all. Its just what everything points to really.

There have been many stories of ancient people being in contact with aliens, and when they asked where they came from, they pointed to the stars. We interpreted this as Gods, but isnt it more likely they meant from another solar system?

Anyway, its up to each one to believe what they want... as long as they think for themselfs. Ive never been a fan of group pressure.


[edit on 31-10-2007 by Copernicus]



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:13 AM
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I believe this may be more true than most world religions. In fact all world religions could hypothetically be based on stories from a time when Aliens frequented earth and interacted with humans.

The Greeks had Mt Olympus and the gods. People talk about heaven, and angels from the sky.... performing miracles....

Imagine a cave man witnessing a jet fighter, ir modern medicine, or just a simple hand BIC lighter.... we would be gods to him.

Our recorded history really only starts around 4000bc. There are thousands of years before this that man could have evolved with alien tech and destroyed itself or was destroyed.

Who knows?



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:17 AM
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I see it a lot how AllSeeingI is seeing it, Aliens have given us religion, the ways the ancient civilizations drew them was the way they interpreted them. Anyone who doesn't believe anything religion tells them really has to open their eyes as their maybe a more explanatory thing, I know this sounds crazy but I'd believe the ET theory over the gods theory, thats just my opinion though.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:19 AM
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I've always thought the same about "God's" being mistaken for what they really were,and when you look at allot of pictures from old art you will always find a person with a very distinct color to them... why would they paint someone green?




posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:21 AM
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Agreed. I'm fine with people believing in something. When they get to the point they'll act like they'll get something great for believing, and people who don't will suffer is where I draw the line. The only reason the Bible refers to God being a masculine figure is because men were consider superior. Even though spirits are said not to have genders, they still say it because of what was "normal" at the time. It is better to say "the Creator", it's not a gendered word.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:26 AM
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Originally posted by KINGOFPAIN
why would they paint someone green?

Body paint for the "special"? The concept isnt unheard of. Even in renaissance there where colors restricted for the nobility and royalty. Hell the peasants of England werent even allowed to have buttons on their clothes, let alone real colors.

Anyway, its as good a theory as anything. Then again, one could also theorize that aliens and UFOs are actually REAL gods that gets mistaken for something else


[edit on 31-10-2007 by merka]



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:30 AM
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Originally posted by KINGOFPAIN
I've always thought the same about "God's" being mistaken for what they really were,and when you look at allot of pictures from old art you will always find a person with a very distinct color to them... why would they paint someone green?




I believe they did that either it was the color of their skin, or because cultures usually link a color to a certain aspect [ex.] Gods and angels=white, Devils and demons=black, gold and rare items=rich, prosperous, and important, etc. Weaving a color that is believed to increase such things could ultimately effect what people will believe they will gain.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:48 AM
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The thought of extraterrestrials influencing religions, well that's a scary thought. That would be the first objective to starting a slave race:

day 1)Convince them that you are all powerful.
day 2)Keep surveillance on that person or persons telling others of what you said. When someone says it's false, vaporize them or wait until they are asleep and infect them with a rare disease to give the appearance you are watching and listening from now on.
day 3)Tell them to write what you say. Tell them you are going to give them riches, everlasting life, and their own kingdom. Say anything you can to make them faithful to your words, and spread the belief throughout the planet.
day 4)Leave for home planet. Travel thousands of years later, when the populous is large slightly advanced in industry.
day 5)Do what you had told the first believers you would do.
day 6)Enslave race to work.
day 7)Go on vacation to the moons of Skaro
lol

Hmm...7 days...coincidence I think not



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 09:00 AM
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i saw something which made me join this site,a brilliant orange/white light just 30 yards from me that sped off when i looked at it.

Its appearance correlates to may ancient ufo reports

www.ufo.freewire.co.uk...
en.wikipedia.org...

not to mention most of the highly credible ufo reports involve red,orange,white lights.

and this
amasci.com... -exactly what i saw,and "its" been happening throughout history.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 09:06 AM
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Originally posted by KINGOFPAIN
I've always thought the same about "God's" being mistaken for what they really were,and when you look at allot of pictures from old art you will always find a person with a very distinct color to them... why would they paint someone green?





He is green because he is dead. He is the god of the dead. I just had to throw this in here and spread it out into more than one line! ;]



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 09:59 AM
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This is a fairly common hypothesis in the UFO communities.

In fact, I wouldn't put it past at least the Abrahamic religions being influenced by UFOs/Aliens, because of how "unnaturally" they sprung up, and just a lot of things in the Bible that speak of flying objects. Look up the Raëlian cult, it may interest you...not as a religion but just for research.

Now, pagan religions like mine tend to focus on the earth itself so I don't see how aliens were involved.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 11:23 AM
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On this planet we are given the two alternatives of "religion/theism" and "science/atheism" ONLY to divert from the truth that the OP posted.

Its easy to split peoples minds so that they never recognize the truth.
Two one group say "God exists, Intelligent Design exists". To the other say "God doesnt exist. We are a product of evolution".

If Id begin to describe how faulty both these sytems are I could fill volume after volume after volume. The truth is right inbetween the two: Yes, Gods existed but they are not what you think they are! Oh yes, evolution exists, but it was "sped up" by an alien force.

ancient astronaut theory is the MISSING LINK between religion and science...and this missing link is so disturbing to some that they will fanatically deny it.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 11:34 AM
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I think the ultimate challenge, however, is to avoid labelling these experiences even within the context of our own time. While our ignorant ancestors might have labelled aliens as gods, we might be just as ignorant to label them aliens. That's our context, but there's no indication that is right, either.

There's a fair amount of evidence to suggest that these experiences are not as simple as aliens from other planets, or time travelers. They may be something that is so outside our way of thinking that we can't accurately even put a label on them. Something not currently comprehensible to us, and will require us to change our entire perception of reality.

"Aliens?" It would be nice if it were that simple.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 11:53 AM
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Originally posted by Nohup


There's a fair amount of evidence to suggest that these experiences are not as simple as aliens from other planets, or time travelers. They may be something that is so outside our way of thinking that we can't accurately even put a label on them. Something not currently comprehensible to us, and will require us to change our entire perception of reality.



Which is why in my last post I carefully said "alien force" which does not necessarily mean "extraterrestrial" but simply a force that is "alien to us".



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:10 PM
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You know, I think the same thing. When people used to say "God spoke to me", it could of been an extraterrestrial telepathically communicating with them.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:18 PM
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Originally posted by 12SeVeN34
He is green because he is dead. He is the god of the dead. I just had to throw this in here and spread it out into more than one line! ;]


Why would they pick the color green to show death? It seems very strange to let green symbolize death to me... considering its the color of the plants and trees who gives us the means to live in the first place. Who came to this conclusion?



[edit on 31-10-2007 by Copernicus]



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:24 PM
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If aliens were mistaken for gods don't you think they would have stuck around? I mean if you have an entire civilization at your beck and call what would you do? Thats not to say I disagree with your theory, I think that way to, but where did they go? We are probably all just food for them



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:25 PM
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Originally posted by Takkybunny
If aliens were mistaken for gods don't you think they would have stuck around? I mean if you have an entire civilization at your beck and call what would you do? Thats not to say I disagree with your theory, I think that way to, but where did they go? We are probably all just food for them


This is just a theory but:

Maybe they just played the role of Gods/babysitter until man could start doing things himself.



posted on Oct, 31 2007 @ 04:32 PM
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Don't mind me for asking but i will anyway soooo;

IF these 'aliens' existed not only in our dimension, but in multiple ones, what exactly would be the difference between them and our perceived knowledge of angels and/or demons?

And don't try and get me on the command structure - just because they're multi-dimensional doesn't mean they don't have a leader.







 
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