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Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life -

From: Ed Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 17:03:41 -0800
Fwd Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 08:24:11 -0500
Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life -


>From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 12:39:52 -0500
>Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life

>>From: Ed Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2007 12:33:39 -0800
>>Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life

>>Tesla was able visualize the designs of his inventions. His mind
>>operated differently from that of an ordinary human so he didn't
>>need to follow the step by step process we're all familiar with.
>>Humanoids might also think in a different way from us and not
>>need all the foreplay you've mentioned above. Monotremes, for
>>example, have evolved a method of searching for prey by the use
>>of what is called Electroreception.

>>http://tinyurl.com/32xjoo

>>If monotremes were to evolve humanoid characteristics and still
>>retain this power, their thinking and conceptualizing might lead
>>to other ways of solving problems.

>The phenomenon you describe is related to sensory perception,
>not to the animal's cognitive faculties. Certainly, the ability
>to perceive prey due to its electrical potential might very well
>affect "the way one thinks" but that's quite different than,
>say, how Mr. Tesla approached an engineering problem. I'd
>imagine it's closer to the difference between seeing in colour
>and shades of grey.

Hi Brian,

If Electroreception had survival value, it would be retained.
But I understand your thinking regarding Tesla's powers; he was
only an example of idiosyncratic thinking styles.

>I do agree with you, though, that ET (or whatever) might not
>think anything at all like us. We could be dealing with colony-
>inhabiting creatures which 'share' their thoughts, for
>instance. An organism with those characteristics might well make
>great leaps in technological know-how.

Exactly!

>>After a certain point of technological advance, like what is
>>envisioned for nanotechnology, avoiding detection would not be a
>>serious problem until the folks you were hiding from became
>>technologically sophisticated themselves. Maybe nanotechnology
>>is as far as we are, or they were, able to progress.

><snip>

>>What if they prefer to live underground for protection and
>>comfort? If they possess nanotechnology, they could live
>>anywhere they wanted and we wouldn't notice unless they made
>>mistakes or developed engine trouble.

>But to arrive _at_ nanotechnology, one must assume a certain
>period of technological development.

Maybe, but we're trying to expand that view into the past. This
could have happened many times over one hundred million years
ago.

You know there wouldn't be a record. There have been so many
changes to the world since then that we would never notice their
footprints.

Look at the progress we've made in the last ten thousand years,
or last one hundred.

>Unless there's some 'magic'
>that we have yet to uncover - and i'm talking about the mother
>of all forehead-slappers -

You mean like alternating current?

>that could have enabled us to develop
>nanotechnology thousands of years ago, I'm very skeptical of
>your proposition.

Once the idea is there, the solution isn't far behind, or what
is heaven for?

>>There's plenty of evidence to convince me that an alien craft
>>and its occupants were recovered at Roswell so our government
>>has already tracked them down and knows exactly what UFO are and
>>where they came from but fears our reaction to this knowledge.

>Personally, I don't assume that anyone who might be in
>possession of any craft (or other devices) would necessarily
>understand how it works, nor its origin.

I think you should assume that the folks in charge knew what was
up and who they were dealing with, and how the world would react
if the knowledge were revealed.


Ed



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