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Re: Diversity Of UFO Morphology

From: Richard Hall <dh12.nul>
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 09:45:25 -0400
Archived: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 14:06:12 -0400
Subject: Re: Diversity Of UFO Morphology


>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 01:47:22 +0100
>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'...).

All very interesting speculation (this and other comments in
this thread), but as I have demonstrated repeatedly on an
empirical basis, UFOs do come in several `production-line'
models. The `one saucer (or dish, or bowl) inverted on top of
another' configuration is universal, from many different
countries and cultures, and over a long period of time. I am
presently working on a revision and update of my Pre-1947, 20th
Century catalogue, and have even found some examples of this
betweem 1900 and 1946.

See, for example, International UFO Reporter, Fall 2003. p. 4,
for a 1930 case in which the UFO is described as "like two
dinner plates face-to-face...." Also quite `standard' are
elliptical and hemi- spherical UFOs. I even included tables of
these patterns in The UFO Evidence, Vol. II. Sometimes it is
very discouraging to me that so many people remain blissfully
unaware of these strongly consistent patterns.


 - Dick



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