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Re: The Fermi Paradox

From: Dimitris Hatzopoulos <dhatz-ufo.nul>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 19:52:36 +0300
Archived: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 23:29:53 -0400
Subject: Re: The Fermi Paradox


>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 16:56:17 -0400
>Subject: Re: The Fermi Paradox

>>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:43:49 +0000
>>Subject: Re: The Fermi Paradox

><snip>

>>In fact there is a huge body of data strongly suggestive of alien
>>visitation. Where are they? Right under our noses. The Fermi's of
>>the world badly need to study that data very carefully.

>This is why I urge again (having recently done so in response to
>a post by Brad Sparks) that the very best cases need to be
>agreed upon by the UFO researcher community, and summarized as a
>single sheet handout for use every time the topic comes up, by
>people calling into talk shows, by researchers being asked to
>participate in documentaries - the summarized best needs to
>become the default response at every opportunity.

>Post it on the web for all to see and print off.

>That simple move could start the field on it's way to the next
>credibility plateau and is definitely worth the small amount of
>time and money to do so.

A good candidate would be the "UFO Briefing Document - The best
available evidence" (1995), endorsed by CUFOS, FUFOR and MUFON
(I located an online copy via the Internet WayBack Machine).

A more elaborate list of cases would be James McDonald's
presentation in July-1968 (who also debunks the usual
misinformation: why don't pilots or astronomers see UFOs? Why no
multiple witness sightings? etc). I include links to those and
other similar free online resources at

http://www.hyper.net/ufo/summary.html

But in my experience with the Internet and having run A/B-type
testing and visitor behaviour (click tracking) analysis on
various pages, if you want such material to be viewed by the
general public, it needs to be audio-visual. Few people actually
read anymore, they have very short attention span and need
constant visual and audio titilation to keep their attention.

Videos can be uploaded to Youtube and hosted for free. Interest
is high, SciFi's UFO At WTC promotional video-clip has had
over 3 million views. These services offer huge potential via
centralised medium. Depending on the options Google/Youtube
offer on their services - pay-per-view or ads - the producer can
make an income e.g. sell the Faded Discs archive online, via
them.


Dimitris Hatzopoulos



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