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PROOF that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe will NOT upset humans because of a huge increase in modern technology, an expert claimed today.
Leading psychologist Dr Albert Harrison said times have changed dramatically since 1961 when the US Government was warned that evidence of aliens would lead to mass panic.
He believes people would either be delighted, or would just not care if evidence of alien life was discovered today.
Dr Harrison, from the University of California in Davis, wrote: "The discovery of ETI (extra-terrestrial intelligence) may be far less startling f
This guy is trying to say there would be no mass hysteria if little green men showed up on the evening news?
Originally posted by StripedBandit
Unfortunately, there will always be many who would not welcome ETs under any circumstances. Either out of fear, religious dogma or just because they are different, many would propagate hatred and fear as sad and ignorant as it is.
Hopefully some close-minded, xenophobic fundamentalist doesn't incite an interstellar conflict by shooting first. We are screwed enough as is
Logical analysis of the facts demonstrates not only the existence of advanced humanities, but their presence on our planet. There are thousands of documented cases of unexplained ships, hundreds of cases of governments hiding what they know, and decades of an attempt to encourage the populace to discard the facts as fantasy or foolishness.
"Regarding concrete facts about flying saucers, people want to proceed like cannibals, however, it is clear that the crews of those cosmic ships—who know human savagery very well—are not willing to let themselves be ensnared, since they know very well the fortune that awaits them—that is, the intellectual-loafers would make them prisoners, the ships would be seized and used for war, etc.”
- Samael Aun Weor
Through stories from his own experience and analysis of well-known events, Samael Aun Weor shows that much of what we believe about extraterrestrials is false, based on fear, stubborn skepticism, and outright lies. He explains how easy it is for advanced humanities to hide from us, and why they must: because we are so consumed by psychological defects like pride, greed, and envy that we are a danger to ourselves and the universe.
That is why they are here: to understand why we are such savages, and how to help us change for the better. It is time for us to stop trying to capture or destroy them, and welcome their assistance.
Originally posted by wcitizen
For some, it will be just another group to hate. Outside of that, some people will undoubtedly find it frightening, others will be excited and delighted, others a bit wary - the usual variety of human responses. Much will depend on how they are, what they look like, what they communicate, etc. As ever, it is also a two-way thing.
Originally posted by spacedonk
reply to post by Xcathdra
One thing I feel in terms of your family allegory for the human race is that if an alien species did make itself known to us that the human race would finally have a galvanising reason to all join the same 'team'. There would overnight be us and them.
Whatever else aliens might or might not do, it would bring every nation and race under the same umbrella for the first time in the history of mankind. World peace even. It wouldn't last forever or probably even long, but I am sure there would be an astonishing effect of 'brotherhood'.