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Re: SETI's Real Objectives?

From: Stuart Miller <stuart.4.nul>
Date: Sat, 3 May 2008 16:38:18 +0100
Archived: Sun, 04 May 2008 08:01:58 -0400
Subject: Re: SETI's Real Objectives?

>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 14:22:49 +0100
>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?




>>>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,


>Hello Stuart,

>Right, maybe should've said 'proxy/tool of government'

Nope, not sure I even agree with that Ray.

>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

>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.

You seem to be suggesting a conspiratorial element to the manner
in which SETI works. Could you clarify that for me? I'm not
trying to nail you here Rod but I would appreciate a clear
explanation of your views on this, without external links to
what others have said or what you've written elsewhere.



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