posted on Sep, 28 2010 @ 04:31 PM
Ok, so let's assume the UN is ultimately hushed up, they are forced to go public and loud with denials and then ordered to send such chatter back to
the basement where it belongs, damnit!
*sigh* The question then begs: If the UN denies the existence of any such program, interest, or ceremonial figurehead, and the gubmint's of
the world continue their plausible denial programs while slowly feeding Hollywood, forums like ATS, and The SUN/Esquires teaspoonfuls of ET candy,
WHO DOES SPEAK FOR EARTH? And, more importantly, what IS the official policy of major world governments regarding first contact?
Up till now, we, the citizens, of Earth have been led to believe "...there is nothing there... move along...".
Are we to accept that a super-duper power like the US has absolutely NO policy whatsoever on how to handle an "unexpected visitor"? Incredulous!
You mean the US's own NASA has an enormously funded astrobiology program of their own, and new planets are found almost daily now, and that virtually
every scientist on the planet, including the POPE himself says such a discovery is inevitable - yet, when asked, the only response is,
"... go away - there is nothing to see here, we have no policy, we have no plan, we have no staff, we have no funding, we investigate nothing
because nothing exists!". I call a major whopper of a BS to that!
Basically, the most powerful military on Earth is admitting that if ET suddenly pulls up in orbit, pulls out a water pistol, we have absolutely no
plan and no defense options thought out, no contingency ideas, no response whatsoever. We will be, admittedly, caught with our collective pants down
- all 6 and 1/2 billion of us.
This society, that can pay $1,000 for a toilet seat and $400 for a screwdriver, that can run campaigns in any theater of action, that has unlimited
R&D money and the best brains on the planet supposedly has devoted not one red cent, not a single neuron synapse to the possibility, however unlikely,
that ET might, just might, show up at our doorstep one day - and they MAY NOT be "friendly"?
And, if we are so lucky, that they DO happen to be friendly, my guess it is neither the UN, the military of any nation, nor the leaders of any
government, nor leaders of any one religion, nor the top scientists, lawyers, or doctors that will be individually called upon. Rather it will be
average, conscientious, altruistic, virtuous individuals. Maybe you.