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Re: "How Do You Talk To An Alien?"

From: Jacquie Cosford <jacquiecos.nul>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:52:48 -0400
Archived: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:29:55 -0400
Subject: Re: "How Do You Talk To An Alien?"


>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:54:04 +0100
>Subject: "How Do You Talk To An Alien?"

>"How Do You Talk To An Alien"

>http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b036v89y

>was on BBC radio 4 today (that URL should carry a 'listen again'
>link soon, lasting for a week or so maybe, and perhaps with a
>little hunting around you might be able to download the MP3
>file).

>There were contributions from N. American and European
>scientists arguing both ways - one guy disclosed that a survey
>of the public's `message to an alien' was generally welcoming
>BUT almost always contained the word "BUT" - i.e. "... but
>others might be antagonistic/aggressive".

>The old-hat "Hitler's speeches are still radiating outwards" was
>re-hashed (IIRC it's at 73 light-years now); as was the
>difficulty (virtual impossibility) of finding a Rosetta Stone
>(or Babelfish) to convey meaning to an alien (interestingly: if
>a race communicated only by metaphor you could not find any
>meaning in their words even if you know their dictionaries,
>grammar and syntax: because you don't know their metaphors).

>What I found interesting, as an observer of the BBC, was that
>the final part of the program (and hence the message the BBC
>wants you to take away) was much darker - Hawking's warning
>etc., plus tales of predatory carnivorous raiders just waiting
>for any peep out of a fledgling civilization.

I just finished reading the book by Bret Oldham, Children Of The
Greys. Warning, do not read this late at night when alone!

I too, have had some experiences, but nothing like what Bret
went through. However, it does seem that communications are
telepathic or by an inner sense to oneself conveying a
"feeling". Most of the aliens he encountered had no emotions,
and I have the impression they are seeking, or need to feed from
our emotions, perhaps our souls. I agree with Hawking, that
caution is very warranted.

At the end of the book, Kathleen Marden has a chapter on the
steps we would take, if we encountered an alien race on another
planet, and of course, the final step would be to make ourselves
known.

The reason I mention this, (and again, from my own viewpoint) is
that I think we need critical mass for acceptance. What I mean
by that is, the more they show themselves, the more accepting we
are of their presence. I think they are not able to manifest
completely here, until enough people have seen them and believe.

So, is the acceptance instilled in the human race over a period
of time, or do we truly think for ourselves and make a sound
decision? This is like a two edged sword... How can we
communicate with a species if there's a question of mind
control, instilled thoughts, or perceptions of reality?



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