From: Alfred Lehmberg <alienview.nul> Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:12:59 +0000 Archived: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:56:12 -0400 Subject: Re: Fermi's Paradox Again >From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:13:29 -0000 >Subject: Fermi's Paradox Again >It's said that in 1950, working at Los Alamos National >Laboratory, the physicist Enrico Fermi was in casual >conversation with colleagues Emil Konopinski, Edward Teller and >Herbert York. The men were discussing UFO reports and ET >possibilities. Then, during lunch Fermi suddenly exclaimed, >"Where are they?" or "Where is everybody?". He then calculated >that Earth should have been visited long ago and many times >over. >Since then that so-called paradox has been used by 'skepti- >bunkers' as an argument against the existence of ETs or of any >intelligent life elsewhere in the Universe. >That argument rests on some unassailable logic (Fermi's), >followed by shaky assumptions and an even shakier proclamation: >Logic >If intelligent life has arisen elsewhere, then logically - > >1) it is most likely to have arisen in many places; >2) it is very improbable that humans were the first; >3) it is extremely likely that some groups are tens or hundreds >of millions of years more advanced than us. >Assumptions >1) that such advanced groups would have explored our galaxy; >2) that such exploration would mean Earth had been visited many >times; >3) that the 'explorers' would have made themselves known to us, >either directly or by leaving message(s) to be found by us >(because each 'visit' might be at intervals of more than a >million years); >Proclamation >"... therefore intelligent life cannot exist elsewhere in the >Universe" >The falsity of that claim and of the whole 'paradox' can be seen >if you ask two questions: >"Do humans bother to 'communicate with' or to 'leave messages >for' any gnats, ticks or bacteria observed during a country >walk?" >and >"Can gnats, ticks and bacteria 'be aware of' or 'understand' the >presence of humans?" >I.e. - a senior US astronomer/astrophysicist recently said that >if intelligent life exists anywhere else in the Universe they >would probably see us as "lower than we think of bacteria". Yes! Wholly unconsidered and even ignored by mainstream "scientists" explicably self-duped to self-serving insentience, apparently, by "fringe morons and intellectual lightweights," is a massive evidentiary pathway known across seven categories to include: (1) the Historical textual documents glyphed in soot and cut into stone, or otherwise writ in ancient inks on cracking vellum, (2) the extant Artistic Historical from primitives on the walls of their caves, through Middle-Age wood-cuts, to the masterpieces of the masters on rough canvas and slick gesso later on (3) the quality Anecdotal reports backed up by multiple vetted witnesses and corresponding radar (4) genuine Photographic efforts prior to digital photography provided by Dr. Bruce Maccabee, et sig al (5) extant Physical Traces of landing UFOs as laboriously outlined by Ted Phillips and others (6) the "wholly Personal" evidence, if you have any as I do and (7) even the Mathematical, reader, as it is described in modern physics regarding the consequences of satisfying requirements accounting for "the formality of the actual occurrence" of something physical in this multi-verse (humanity "happened" so "others" must) but, specifically, as it is described in Probability One by Amir D. Aczel, PhD. Alien intelligence, it would seem, is a certainty! Moreover, the evidence, entirely if ironically in concert with Fermi, is that they _are_ here! Pack that pipe and spark it, eh? "Where are they," indeed. alienview.nul www.AlienView.net AVG Blog -- http://alienviewgroup.blogspot.com/ U F O M a g a z i n e -- www.ufomag.com 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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