posted on Jan, 27 2012 @ 06:45 AM
Nice to see so many differing opinions on this topic! Since I asked for the thread, will attempt to address some of the issues that have come up as a
result. Note, please, that my responses are coming from a Christian perspective. Note as well, though, that I did not always think my current ideas
(which match the OPs pretty well) were the only ones. There was a time I thought they could be from some other planet. I have been a sci fi fan for
most of my life, thanks in part to my dad's interests, and in part to things like the moon landing (SAW that!), and Star Trek, on which I pretty much
cut teeth. So, I do understand, to a point, where some of you are coming from when you question the "religious" angle. Try, if you can, to set
aside the religious part, and consider that, to many of us, the Bible is a real thing, and what we have isn't some set of practices from some
organization, but a relationship with God Himself.
Alright, where to start?
1. The potential reality of God, the devil, angels, demons - If you can believe in beings from other planets, is this so much harder? Think about
it. Many scientists, that are not Christian, believe that there must be some designer for the world, the stars, all of it. Since the accepted laws
of science tell us that something cannot come from nothing, and that things break down, and do not, on their own, become more complex, then logically,
a designer, a creator, would be needed. So there you have God.
2. Would God be considered a failure for angels, and later men, to have fallen? No. God created sentient beings because He desired companionship. We
don't know much about the nature and make up of the angels, except that they are more powerful that are we. We are told, though, that we are made in
His image. In part, this means that we are given the will to decide what we do. God didn't want programmed robots for companionship, as love that
is forced, or programmed, would not be real. he wanted people to love Him, though their own choice. He also knew we would screw things up, and made
provision for that as well. Don't want to go to far into this, but that should help, I hope.
3. The fallen ones - Take a look at the usual behavior of these "aliens". They are typically not nice at all. people are terrified of them,
tortured by them in many ways. They seem to, in MANY cases, come through walls, or from "nowhere", can be unseen to others in the room, and exhibit
a lot of behavior that seems supernatural. Most would agree they are not our friends, and seem to hate us. This seems to fit, to a tee, demonic
behavior. Now, consider this as well, those that don't like to hear this idea. You call then aliens. beings not of Earth, with higher skills.
Fallen angels were, in fact, not of Earth. They were created before we were. "Powers of the air", they are called. In a sense, they ARE
"aliens" to us.
The simple fact is that similar things have been seen throughout history. Ancient "gods" mating with people, producing "demigod" offspring.
Fairies taking a human spouse, making half-fairy children. Changelings. Vampires, etc. Different faces, much similar activity to what we have with
the greys today. Is it really that much of a stretch for a Christian to believe these are demons? We can see many Biblical prophecies that have
happened, and more that seem to be. The nephilim mentioned in the Old Testament fit to a tee what we see now, with tales of hybrid children. Even
scientists like Vallee believe these are beings from some other dimension. This, too, fits. Perceptions and ideas about religion aside, we have to
look at the data logically. Even the seeming corroboration between the governments/shadow organizations and these beings fits. This idea would
explain the way these things can seem to defy physics, as well.
A lot to consider. I do not intend, either, to push my beliefs about God at anyone, but I do think we should look at the possibility that the demons
mentioned in the Bible and these aliens are one and the same.
Some offered the idea that both could be deceiving us. We can see a difference in how they behave. These beings are evil. God, on the other hand,
is not. I could talk for days about things He's done, but suffice it to say that a helping hand, a ministering act, shows good intent. As you would
trust a person that gives you and and comfort, always, over one that might at times, and at other times hurt you, so I will trust God, and not the