posted on Sep, 17 2013 @ 10:25 PM
reply to post by John_Rodger_Cornman
I am interested for a couple of reasons. For one thing, if it could be confirmed that we are not alone or that we live in the middle of some other
kind of intelligence, it would be the biggest news story in history, so form a journalism standpoint, that's justification enough.
Secondly, it's fun. I mean it has been one heck of a ride. The pursuit has taken me all over the world, allowed me to meet the most interesting array
of people, and has led me to question the most fundamental stuff--such as the nature of reality itself, the concept of alternate realities, parallel
dimensions, the multiverse---mind bending stuff.
Third, I am somewhat motivated by the arrogance of the naysayers, the superiority complex displayed by closed minded folks for whom there would never
be enough proof, not even the proverbial landing on the White House lawn. I don't know what the truth is. I don;t even have a favored theory. I
believe something weird and wonderful is unfolding around us and that it points the way toward a more complex understanding of the universe and our
world. It bothers me when I hear form small minded people who already know none of this could be true, despite having read little of the available
literature, people who made their minds up long ago and who have demonstrated, time and again, a blatant intellectual dishonesty when it comes to