Most discussion about some "object" or "force" or "energy field" etc. that may or may not be incoming into the solar system focus on things that would
be moving in 3D space and thus detectable by our 3D instruments.
In the story of Flatland, a being who lives in 2 dimensions only is given a chance to view things from the 3rd dimension. I'm assuming most people
here are familiar with the concept/story.
If there was an object moving in 3D space that was above the 2D Flatlander plane but the trajectory was going to cause it to pass through the 2D
Flatlander plane eventually... the newly liberated Flatlander would be able to see this object, and with a little help of 3D math calculate when and
where it would intersect the 2D Flatlander universe.
With this information, the Flatlander would return to his native environment and would be incapable of explaining WHY his information was correct,
except by loose metaphor.
For example... say they live at coordinates (1,1). There is a town nearby called "Flatter" at (2,2).
Now if the object in 3D space were currently at (2,2,2)... the Flatlander would be forced to say "It is in the area near Flatter, but 'higher' than
Anyone in the Flatland who went to (2,2) and investigated Flatter would see nothing and wouldn't be able to detect "higher". The Flatlander who had
seen the object would be left with nothing to work with but their audience's imagination. Probably by describing 1D beings dealing with understanding
2D and the implications.
This viewpoint has no less validity when contemplating our own situation. The trouble is of course... until you or I personally have a "shift" to "3D"
from our own version of "2D"... we will have no better options than the "blind" Flatlanders in the example above.
We can see how painful it is to watch the non-"ascended" Flatlanders laugh at someone who is telling them the truth. We just want them to stop
thinking they know everything and listen... but how many of us are capable of doing it ourselves when we realize that's quite possibly where we
We boggle at how someone could "predict so far in the future". When you are a 3D being it's easy to predict something that is literally impossible for
the 2D being to predict. Children of 3D can do what few if any in 2D could do.
We wonder why "they" say "in the area *we* would call Sirius", but it's always implied it's not *exactly* there and even seems a little funny to them.
Which it would be for something at say (90,000,1,1) being called "near" something at (3,2,2) relative to something at (3,8,8) which is clearly
closer... but those living in "2D" would say it was farther. This would be amusing in conversation with the "lower" dimensions.
It's even possible that the 3D object about to intersect the 2D plane will start causing subtle side effects to the plane. The 2D beings will have
nothing but their 2D data to work with though so they would only be able to infer by being very clever to consider the possibility of an object moving
in dimensions higher than themselves was causing the effects they were seeing. Say a hot object moving closer. The area would heat up with no "source"
to point to in 2D even though from 3D it is obvious.
Someone in 3D would be able to easily see and describe the effects of the object as it got closer to the 2D plane, but their description would still
sound "crazy" in 2D conceptualization and "common sense".
Something to think about and perhaps a different filter we should run our ancient/modern ideas through? Many of our ancient myths and philosophies
demonstrate structural traits similar to how we would be forced to describe 3D concepts to 2D beings.
I should really make some images to help demonstrate.
edit on 2012/7/5 by ErgoTheConfusion because: (no reason given)