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Re: SETI's Real Objectives?

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 14:22:49 +0100
Archived: Fri, 02 May 2008 11:15:00 -0400
Subject: Re: SETI's Real Objectives?


>From: Stuart Miller <stuart.4.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 18:13:16 +0100
>Subject: Re: SETI's Real Objectives?

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 20:03:37 +0100
>>Subject: SETI's real objectives?

<snip>

>>Speculation:

<snip>

>>Putting those three together you get:

>>a) that SETI is really looking for nearby 'primitives' - pretty
>>much like us;

>>b) that SETI is really a covert, deniable, government agency.

>Hi Ray,

>While I acknowledge that you labelled this "Speculation", I
>think the very last conclusion is taking things a bit too far.
>They are not a government agency, as you must know,

<snip>

Hello Stuart,

Right, maybe should've said 'proxy/tool of government' - folk
can be literal-minded.

A method which works where there's mystery and skullduggery is
like checking a pool in the forest to find a) does it have a
source? and b) where is the alligator? With a very long pole and
a secure stand, you probe and stir up the bottom. Where the mud
swirls instead of settling - there's your source stream. And
where the end of the pole gets bitten off - there's your
alligator.

This is a similar exercise - and I'm watching for the alligator.

Even so, those two 'speculative' conclusions seem to fit the
facts and SETI behavior patterns better than most alternatives.


Cheers

Ray D



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