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Re: Diversity Of UFO Morphology

From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 01:47:22 +0100
Archived: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 08:23:30 -0400
Subject: Re: Diversity Of UFO Morphology


>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2007 16:23:01 -0600
>Subject: Diversity Of UFO Morphology

>If we restrict the question to the photographic evidence alone,
>and even to 'saucer-like' objects, can anyone cite a pair of
>photos from independent sightings that depict objects that are a
>clear geometric match? If indeed there are none, is this not
>puzzling?

>In the context of the ET hypothesis, does this suggest a
>correspondingly large number of independent cultures that are
>visiting? Or, simply a distaste for 'assembly-line' manufacture?

An interesting point. We are all too frequently, in our thought,
the unwitting prisoners of our own cultural norms. There is no
logical necessity that I can discern in the idea that our
systems of template-driven industrial production should not
represent a primitive and wasteful step in a process of social
evolution towards a far more technically sophisticated state.

If that were to be so, then it would be less a question of
distaste, but more likely the case that assembly-line
manufacture simply isn't the smartest way to do it. It follows
from this that an infinite variety of variations on a multitude
of viable themes might represent the cultural norm for the
production of vehicles in a culture far more technically
advanced than our own.

Somewhat eerily, this point seems to have been grasped rather
well by the combination of (in my view inspired) science fiction
writer(s) and graphic designer(s) responsible for the CARET
drone materials at:

http://isaaccaret.fortunecity.com/

Scroll down the page to 'The "Language"' and you'll get the
flavour.

Under production conditions such as these:

'They had something akin to a language, that could quite
literally execute itself, at least in the presence of a very
specific type of field. The language, a term I am still using
very loosely, is a system of symbols (which does admittedly very
much resemble a written language) along with geometric forms and
patterns that fit together to form diagrams that are themselves
functional.

Once they are drawn, so to speak, on a suitable surface made of
a suitable material and in the presence of a certain type of
field, they immediately begin performing the desired tasks.'

It would be more of a challenge to produce identical craft than
it would to produce thematic variants (think about computer
programming in practice: hardly anybody really 'writes code',
nearly everybody 'borrows and tweaks'...).


--
Gerald O'Connell



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