Stargazing For UFO’s – Unidentified Flying Objects
Putting aside for a moment that the unidentified flying object rapidly moving towards you is not something your significant other threw when he/she unexpectedly came home and found you in a passionate embrace (or more), the claim of UFO’s has been relegated to science-fiction, delusion or over ripe imagination.
On Larry King Live (11/9/o7), it was reported that a distinguished panel of former high-ranking government, aviation and military officials from seven countries plan to discuss encounters with UFOs and official investigations, scheduled for Nov 12th.
What will we hear that hasn’t already been said by Hollywood in EARTH VS THE FLYING SAUCERS (1956), directed by Fred Sears, starring Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, with special effects by Ray Harryhausen.
Perhaps, Stargazzer – The SkyScout Planeterium would help them in what is being hyped as a plan to transform science fiction speculation into scientific fact. Is there life on other planets?
It’s going to take more than one announcement for the possibility that our collective consciousness will absorb a fact so central to our egocentric history that “we are the only evolved sentient beings in the center of the universe.” Again, this was done by Hollywood and on my list of Top Science Fiction/Fantasy Films.
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL (1951) – “Gort, klatuu barata nicto” says Patricia Neal to the robot, and although some may see this film as dated, with not so hot special effects, it’s the message of the film that places it on my top ten list. A film relevant to its time. One that explores the consequences of nuclear arms proliferation by a
world that has no clue of its effects on others. It suggests that we aren’t all alone, and it draws our attention to possibilities of life from other parts of the galaxy. It reminds us that with all scientific advancements comes recognition that we are responsible for how those
achievements are used, constructively and destructively.
Perhaps the announcement has been prompted over the increase in global warming that threatens the planet. Has there been a warning from Outer Space?