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Originally posted by crowdedskies
I agree with you. Nobody really cares anymore. No one wants to believe in UFOs or ETs.
In fact no one wants to believe in anything. Technology (with the nice little gadgets that come out of it) has become the new God.
Originally posted by Gaderel
reply to post by Cor Leonis
Is it your lot in life to direct traffic? Ill go where I like thanks. My point is that I am not sure what "The Shrike" has taken issue with on my post, which was relatively balanced. I even agree with alot of what he has posted, none of which really contradicts what I posted.
I seek clarification as to why I was called ignorant, and why it was implied I had no common sense or logic.
Originally posted by Cor Leonis
I apologize for the misunderstanding. My comment was directed to "The Shrike" since it is he/she who took it upon his/her self to deem it neccessary to direct me to "git." My lot in life is to love my neighbor as myself.
Originally posted by The Shrike
Let's say that you insulted me when you stated: "The universe is immense, the systems and planets in it are countless, to assume we are alone would be the height of human arrogance." I'm not arrogant, I'm a realist. And the reality is that we are alone. Since you assume that we are not alone, simply provide irrefutable evidence. for who you think is around equaling or bettering our reality. Saying it doesn't make it so.
You said: "Are they visiting us? I can see no reason why not." Well your reasoning is not enough. You're just expressing a fantasy devoid of evidence.
You continued: "If they are visiting us, would the governments try to cover it up? Absolutely. Lying and Cover up is as natural to a politician as breathing." Conspirational talk, again devoid of evidence.
You continued: "Will the government lurch out of the closet one day with a Grey alien in tow?" What is a grey alien? What evidence do you have for such a construct?
Finally you say: "More likely it would just end in some sort of holy war..." Just what the h__l do you know that allows you to express yourself the way you did? You really do not know anything, as you stated, but for some reason feel compelled to express.
That's why I said you need to learn common sense, logic, and reason. Lacking such, your reply is understandable.
Originally posted by lavoisier
But after a while, you become bogged down in the endless rounds of chinese whispers and rumours that make up the modern UFO mythology: the more you search for a distinct truth, the more you become mired in claim and counter-claim, heresay and speculation. Nowadays, with the internet, there are just too many people, with too many agendas, spreading all kinds of information with varying levels of credibility"