Originally posted by sumydid
Nope. No questions. I can say that though I stopped studying the subject about 10 years ago -- your personal version of the truth is not the prevailing one among your ilk. Amusing how you throw it out there as though you know it as a fact. That helps me understand you better so thanks anyway.
Here is one I used to think about an awful lot: What if [i ...[text shortened]... ure I had stumbled upon something significant, it hadn't seemed to have ocurred to anyone else.
It had occurred to me.
Unfortunately, I dont know what my ilk is like as I no of no one either here or in real life that believe anything near what I believe.
I could say it amazes me that christians believe what they believe, but I know better and understand that there are many differing views out there.
Ultimately the message isn't that aliens are going to save us- we must save ourselves. They are only here to assist and guide and only to those who ask.
I thought that this thread would fall flat on it's a$$ as I've tried to communicate some of these ideas before without much luck.
Like I have said before, I am finding my piece of the jigsaw. It is different to other peoples pieces but somewhere it has to fit.
Neither science nor religion has convinced people en masse that their way is correct.
I believe we need a combination of both, or put differently, we need a gestalt, wholistic approach to life to have any success in finding any convincing answers.
I am happy with myself, with my answers. Things may change, and I have been wrong about some stuff in the past and have rectified my thinking accordingly.
There are many reasons why I choose to believe what I believe,not just one book or one experience.
Actually, I am more "alien" than human in a lot of ways.
But if people aren't interested in talking about it, then I am certainly not going to go on about it