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Re: Sulphur And CE Cases

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 23:33:17 +0100
Archived: Fri, 07 Sep 2012 04:38:24 -0400
Subject: Re: Sulphur And CE Cases


>From: Jason Gammon <boyinthemachine.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 15:49:14 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Re: Sulphur And CE Cases

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 17:24:25 +0100
>>Subject: Sulphur And CE Cases

>>From memory there's been several discussions about the often
>>reported smell of sulphur (rotten eggs, burnt cardboard, bad
>>cabbage) associated with CE cases, and IIRC most of us - me
>>included - speculated about non-carbon ET life.

<snip>

>I guess I'm one of the few who are not impressed by the
>sulphur-smelling claims.

>The smell of sulphur has a long standing tradition in demonic
>encounters. Since hell was indeed believed to be located
>underground it is natural to associate the smell of sulpher with
>the demonic. I've personally found that many, perhaps most, of
>the witnesses who include the smell of sulpher in their
>encounters likewise view the entities as demonic, if not
>outright demons from hell posing as space aliens.

>The notion of "non-carbon" life, especially the intelligent
>variety truly needs to be retired. The only "non-carbon" life we
>have a chance to encounter is advanced A.I., not organic.

Hello Jason

I beg to differ - most of the accounts of sulphur-smells I've
read come from modern CE reports from ordinary folk in UK or USA
with (apparently) no religious or demonic beliefs - just the
recognition of a smell of burnt cardboard, cabbage or bad eggs
etc. (Seem to recall a web-page which collated many such
reports).

And your ideas of possible visitors are stereotypical, like most
sci-fi which envisages all `alien' science to be more or less
like ours. That's a fairly obvious fallacy - the robot or
machine intelligence seems a very wasteful and inefficent
operator.

It's much more efficient - in terms of power, volume and
response times, to make an organic operator with its
instructions packed into DNA. Therefore, as a `manufactured'
organic, it will have the molecular structure most convenient
for the manufacturer. I.e maybe silicon and sulphur.


Cheers

Ray D



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