From: Jason Gammon <boyinthemachine.nul> Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 13:22:45 -0400 (EDT) Archived: Sat, 08 Sep 2012 09:56:43 -0400 Subject: Re: Sulphur And CE Cases >From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 23:33:17 +0100 >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). One doesn't have to be a member of a church in order ot be of a devout faith. The belief that demons are associated with sulphur smells and that "good" entities like saints, the Virgin Mary, etc., are associated with pleasent smells such as roses, is very widespread. >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. I beg to differ. From your comment it appears as if you are the one reyling on stereotypical concepts as well as our own current state of technology. If you could only appreciate the vast distances of deep space then you just might come to the realization that deep space belongs to the machines, as in advanced A.I., and not fragile, mortal, organic beings. >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. A "manafactured organic being", such as to produce a workforce, may have little to no use in deep space. However, if an advanced A.I. were to begin to operate in our solar system or on our planet it may decide to use our DNA and/or tissues to create a workforce to assist it in the achievement of it's goals. Any such beings would need to possess cybernetic implants, as in be cyborgs, so that the A.I. could manipute or control the beings. In effect, these beings would be extensions of the A.I. Jason Gammon Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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