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Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life -

From: Ed Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 16:37:43 -0800
Fwd Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 08:46:11 -0500
Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life -


>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 16:47:38 +0100
>Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life

>>From: Dennis Oliver <deo.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2007 19:57:32 -0800
>>Subject: Re: Great Debate About Frequency Of ET Life

<snip>

>>Do the India-Sri Lanka causeway, Machu-Picchu, Baalbeck, the
>>Sphinx, to name a few, constitute an approximate first answer
>>to Gildas's question: Where are the traces? What meager
>>resource of intellect and funding have gone into a serious
>>co-ordinated search for the big picture?
>>The big picture is buried under ash and ocean.

>I suggest this thought experiment. Let's suppose that our
>present civilization is going to collapse, sometime during the
>next thousand years. Perhaps devastated by a nuclear war, or
>vast cataclysms. What is the probability that all remains would
>be buried and erased from the surface of Earth?

>Remenber: today, there are all sorts of constructions, plants,
>cities, etc., around the world, at all altitudes. What about
>mere garbage? There are teams at work to clean up Mount Everest
>of heaps of garbage.

Everything would be gone in a very short time, but certainly in
a million years it would be hard to find evidence that we were
here. Yes it might be possible for a few trinkets or such to be
left behind, but geologic change and debris accumulation is
faster than you might think.

>My personal answer is that, even after the most devastating
>cataclysms, any visitor in a million years would not need to dig
>deep to find ruins an remnants showing without a doubt our
>present scientific and industrial development. What about the
>huge underground accelerator at CERN, for instance? None of the
>examples you give is of that kind.

We're not talking about a short duration, but 100 million to 160
million years ago. There would be nothing left to see. Also the
continents aren't even in the same place and the region they may
have inhabited, Antarctica in under many feet of ice. There's no
reason that this couldn't be true. Yes it might be too fantastic
for you, but I don't think so.


Ed




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