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Re: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 19:09:21 +0000
Archived: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 04:48:20 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

>From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 02:17:49 -0000
>Subject: Re: UFO Morphology Issue Revisited

>I've been struggling for 45 years to come to terms with this
>issue. This is a quick snapshot of where I've arrived at in my
>labyrinth of perplexity.

>The overall morphology is fractal: a limited number of
>recognisable forms, yet no exact repetition within each distinct
>pattern. I conclude that the appearance is driven by
>sophisticated algorithms. I suspect that two key things are at
>work here:

>1. We actually create the appearance ourselves. It is derived
>from a complex interplay between individual and collective
>psychology, cultural expectations, and an external awareness of
>the leading edge of our technology at any given point in time.

>2. The algorithms process the elements of (1) and through an
>extremely advanced technological process deliver a series of
>appearances that matches, on a dynamically shifting basis, the
>objective record - photos, films and reports, genuine and
>otherwise - that we labour over.

>So each specific appearance is objective and fixed, yet
>psychologically and culturally derived. The perpetual array of
>minor and major variations can be seen as the trajectory of the
>algorithms as they process the cultural (including socio-
>psychological points) data set in relation to the dominant
>(including subconscious) expectations of specific actual and
>potential viewers. The algorithms and the technical processes
>that deploy them are truly 'nuts and bolts' (that is, they are
>real and physical), yet the material that they work on in order
>to fix their 'output' is truly 'psycho-social'.

>Of course, if I were to be close to the truth with this
>hypothesis, it would render great swathes of ufological debate
>on the objective/subjective status of the phenomena wholly
>redundant. This in itself occurs to me as a strong
>recommendation that my little exercise in armchair analysis
>should be taken seriously. If one of the aims of such a
>technology were to be to mask and deceive, then what better than
>the systematic generation of a series of fruitless disagreements
>amongst the relatively tiny number of people who attempt to
>subject the data to serious analysis?

>In a quixotic attempt to equalise before the opposition scores:
>for those who are prepared to admit that we might be confronted
>by an extremely advanced technology, then for heaven's sake let
>your imagination extend at least as far as a technology that is
>capable of doing the sort of thing I am envisaging here. In
>other words, don't fall into the trap of defining 'advanced' as
>being just a smarter version of what we ourselves can actually

>I described this as a 'quick snapshot'. I can vouch for the
>genuineness of the snapshot (no Photoshop or double exposure
>trickery), but if ace analysts like Bruce and Martin want to
>take stock of the focal length of my imagination and dismiss my
>view as a psychological lens flare, then so be it. All I'm
>struggling to do is come up with an idea that fits the data....


I have attempted to try to analyze the phenomena. Having
interacted with it here and there, I came to the conclusion that
some external energy was interacting with my
worldview/subconscious. The symbolic language that evolved used
my internal images/language to control the product of the

Our difference in approach is that you ascribe it to technology
and I ascribe it to a higher state of mind. For another
conscious mind to interact in this manner would require a truly
superior mental being, not just some technology that Earthlings
could replicate. To me, a superior mind is much more complicated
and, if this being would manifest on this planet, they would
have aspects of a god. Must be very careful of that one, I don't
want to offend religious persons.

Because of the above, if true, an individual has a very
specialized internal worldview and the interaction creates a
variety of images and language specific to the individual. This
is the reason there are basic similarities in reported
images/languages with "grace notes" of different details.


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