Be Kind to Extraterrestrials

by Abraham Loeb                     February 15, 2019                     (scientificamerican.com)

• Because the Earth is prone to catastrophes from time to time, it would be prudent to spread Earth-like terrestrial life to other worlds. Yet, as On Walden Pond author Henry David Thoreau wrote, “…we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed…”. Thoreau raises a fundamental question in space exploration. Should we allow ourselves to terraform planets in an effort to make them habitable and seed objects in space with life as we know it, or should we leave nature out there to its own devices, intact and pure?

• Rather than descending upon a ‘new world’ in order to annex and appropriate it to our own designs, as the Spanish did when they invaded South and Central America in the early sixteenth century, perhaps we should be mindful of the natural aspects of existing extraterrestrial “Walden-like” ponds. Perhaps we should take advantage of the opportunity to appreciate other life-forms that have existed before our arrival.

• As we explore nature in extraterrestrial ponds, might life there resemble what we see on Earth, or take new forms? Could it follow a different chemical network? Could it flourish in liquids other than water? Could it adjust to conditions more extreme and longer lasting than on Earth?

• It would be particularly shocking to find out that our new pond included creatures far more intelligent than we are. For if alien civilizations had been already come there, they would have already contaminated its nature by artificial intent. There is no denying that it would be more poetic to find unspoiled the nature of our new extraterrestrial pond.

• At the same time, nothing done by humans really matters in the big scheme of the universe. Humans have access to an extremely limited fraction of the cosmos. So the human imprint on the cosmic stage is destined to remain negligible. Perhaps we should limit our cosmic ambitions in light of this perspective. As Thoreau said, “Let us first be as simple and well as Nature ourselves.”

• Cosmic modesty would leave us with the sole desire of embedding ourselves in the true nature of an extraterrestrial world, soaking in its beauty as spectators not reformers, and suppressing ego-motivated plans for space colonization.

 

In his celebrated book On Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau wrote: “We need the tonic of wildness…. At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”

Thoreau raises a fundamental question in space exploration. Should we allow ourselves to terraform planets in an effort to make them habitable and seed objects in space with life as we know it, or should we leave nature out there to its own devices, intact and pure?

On the one hand, it would be prudent not to keep all our eggs in one basket; we might choose to spread terrestrial life to other worlds in an effort to reduce the risk of it being eliminated by catastrophes on Earth. But at the same time, one might worry that by doing so we could unleash unforeseen forces that would modify natural ecosystems in ways that could get out of hand. Moreover, artificial seeding of Earth life would muddy the waters in extraterrestrial “Walden-like” ponds. It would deprive us from the opportunity to find out if other life-forms may have existed before our arrival.

Such an impact might resemble the effect of the Spanish invasion of South and Central America, which decimated the rich culture of local populations such as the Maya. For this reason, NASA enforces tight regulations on the sterilization of space vehicles in an effort to avoid contamination of space targets with terrestrial microbes.

As we explore nature in extraterrestrial ponds, the key question is whether life there resembles what we see on Earth or takes new forms. Could it follow a different chemical network? Could it flourish in liquids other than water? Could it adjust to conditions more extreme and last longer than on Earth? But most important, how intelligent is it? It would be particularly shocking to find out that our expanded habitat includes creatures that are far smarter than we are.

Our loyalty to Thoreau’s legacy would depend on whether we are alone, for if alien civilizations had been already engaged in such activities, then nature had been contaminated by artificial intent and there is no way to find it pure and primitive.

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George Dyson Says We May Already Be Controlled by AI

by Brett Tingley                January 18, 2019                  (mysteriousuniverse.org)

• George Dyson – technologist, historian, and son of theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson – has built a career out of studying the history of science and technology. Dyson, and believes current trends point to a future in which the Artificial Intelligence (AI) surely take over. Dyson told Edge.org that for some reason, top computer scientists with the ability to shape our futures want us to become the subservient fodder of a super-intelligent AI hive mind built right into the very fabric of the massive ‘technosphere’ that we’ve constructed around the earth.

• According to Dyson, we’ve already lost control of our most advanced technology and are following the orders prescribed to us by machines. As computers proliferated, the humans providing instructions could no longer keep up with the insatiable appetite of the machines. Codes became self-replicating, and machines began supplying instructions to other machines.

• Think about it. Your social media feeds, search engine results, suggested products on Amazon – all of these are curated for you by intelligent algorithms which study your habits even when you put the phone down for a few scant seconds. Ever notice how ads occasionally appear on your phone for things you’ve been talking about within hearing range of your phone? The machines are listening.

• Could it be possible that we’ve passed the tipping point and are already controlled by AI constructs? When you want to know something, where do you go to look it up? Google has become knowledge. When you want to know what your friends are up to, Facebook has become your social life. As those companies give more and more self-control to their AI networks, Dyson warns that we’ll see human control removed from the equation entirely.

• Technology experts have revealed a startling secret at the heart of AI: we have no idea how the most advanced systems actually do what they do as they become exponentially more and more advanced. Will all-intelligent AI become the new gods of humanity? Or will we respond with an “analog revolution” to counter the out-of-control digital revolution? Dyson, for one, believes so.

[Editors Note]   Numerous insiders, such as David Wilcock and purported SSP experiencers Corey Goode and Jason Rice, warn that humanity’s number one threat is an Artificial Intelligence emanating from another universe that is determined to dominate all biological life forms in this universe. It has overcome many worlds already, and is currently encroaching upon our own increasingly technologically-based planet. But according to Corey Goode, the imminent ‘solar event’ that will transform humanity at a consciousness level will also serve to wipe out the incipient threat of alien Artificial Intelligence, allowing humanity to forge a new spiritual-based experience for our future.  See these two articles by Dr Michael Salla regarding the imminent Solar Flash:  Impending Solar Flash Event Supported by Scientific Studies & Insider Testimony (Jan 7, 2019) and Cosmic Rays as Triggers for Solar Flashes, Earth Core Eruptions & Pole Shifts (Jan 16, 2019)

Despite the frequent warnings of both experts in the field and laymen, we continue to march along towards a future dominated by artificial intelligence constructs. For some reason, those with the ability to shape our futures just really want us to become the subservient Terminator fodder of a superintelligent AI hive mind built right into the very fabric of the technosphere. Are we creating our new overlords? Even worse, have already already created them? Could it be possible that we’ve already passed the tipping point and are already controlled by AI constructs?

It’s possible, according to technologist and historian George Dyson, son of theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson. Dyson has built a career out of studying the history of science and technology, and believes current trends point to a future in which the machines surely take over. To ring in the New Year in the most depressing and hope-crushing way possible, Dyson sat down with Edge.org to discuss the digital revolution and where he sees it heading. According to Dyson, we’ve already lost control of our most advanced technology and are already following the orders prescribed to us by the machines:

                         George Dyson

As computers proliferated, the humans providing instructions could no longer keep up with the insatiable appetite of the machines. Codes became self-replicating, and machines began supplying instructions to other machines. […] There is now more code than ever, but it is increasingly difficult to find anyone who has their hands on the wheel. Individual agency is on the wane. Most of us, most of the time, are following instructions delivered to us by computers rather than the other way around.

Think about it: your social media feeds, search engine results, suggested products on Amazon – all of these are curated for you by intelligent algorithms which study your habits even when you put the phone down for a few scant seconds. Ever notice how ads occasionally appear on your phone for things you’ve been talking about within hearing range of your phone? The machines are listening.

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UFO Researcher Discovers Mammoth ‘ET Base’ Using Google Sky

by Nirmal Narayanan                     January 3, 2019                   (ibtimes.co.in)

• UFO researcher Scott C Waring claims to have discovered a pentagon-shaped extraterrestrial base on the Google star map, ‘Google Sky’. The blue object is larger than the Earth, and is located at coordinates 03 57 08.63,-07 11 26.2. (see a 2:21 minute video of the ‘giant blue alien base’ below)

• Waring also claims that an object with this geometric shape cannot be a naturally-formed object. “This is an artificially created object of immense size. This is 100% proof that aliens not only exist in the universe but are so advanced that the size of their ships is more enormous than anyone ever thought possible,” said Waring.

 

Popular UFO researcher Scott C Waring has claimed to have discovered an extraterrestrial base built by aliens. In a recent post shared on his website ‘UFO Sightings Daily’, Waring claimed that the spectacular discovery was made using Google Sky.

As per Waring, the bizarre object which is much bigger than the earth was spotted at the 03 57 08.63,-07 11 26.2 coordinates. The object seems blue in color, and it’s shape is very similar to a Pentagon.

“Google Earth map is famous for many UFO and alien base discoveries over the years. However, a lesser known feature of the free map program is that it allows you to see the stars in the sky. When you search using the star map, some strange objects will be found,” wrote Waring on his website.

Waring also added that the discovery of this bizarre object is a solid proof of alien existence. The UFO researcher believes that aliens living in deep space are very much advanced to create such gigantic structures in the universe for colonializing.

 

2:21 minute video of blue cube ‘base’ found in space that is larger than the Earth

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