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132. Society Gets Huge Amnesia
Without cultural forgetting, we wouldn't move forward. See: Carse.
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  -Did Aliens Visit This Planet in Ancient Times? (picture download heavy) QueenOfCalifornia  Apr-19-09 12:05 AM   #0 
  - Some of the art from centuries ago seems to support aerial visitations.  TexasObserver   Apr-19-09 12:09 AM   #1 
  - I know it makes  QueenOfCalifornia   Apr-19-09 12:17 AM   #2 
     - Rationally, we must accept there are likely civilizations million of years more advanced.  TexasObserver   Apr-19-09 12:28 AM   #13 
     - Or we may be looking at our own past.  imdjh   Apr-19-09 12:42 AM   #33 
     - Society Gets Huge Amnesia  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 06:53 AM   #132 
     - We may be little more than yeast cells compared to some of the life out there  Mr. Hyde   Apr-19-09 12:49 AM   #41 
     - I am too fabulous to be yeast.  imdjh   Apr-19-09 11:14 AM   #189 
     - and too good looking to boot...!!!  TankLV   Apr-19-09 11:26 AM   #193 
     - Exactly. Based on the evidence, it's more likely that we are the first and to date only  stopbush   Apr-19-09 10:54 PM   #255 
     - The Drake equation  dos pelos   Apr-19-09 02:09 PM   #225 
     - It's impossible that we're the only planet with advanced life-forms,  Kaleko   Apr-19-09 12:48 AM   #38 
     - But, but Earth's only 6000 years old. The sun revolves around US.  bulloney   Apr-19-09 09:30 AM   #154 
     - That is the same religion that has God riding around in a mechanical contraption as in Ezekiel  Bandit   Apr-19-09 09:43 AM   #156 
     - Who knew the Flintstones was a HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY!!!  TankLV   Apr-19-09 11:27 AM   #196 
     - No, it's improbable, not impossible.  stopbush   Apr-19-09 11:43 PM   #263 
     - That would be a violation of General Order 1  gort   Apr-19-09 04:49 AM   #107 
  - Cool pics  Whoa_Nelly   Apr-19-09 12:19 AM   #3 
  - Hey!  QueenOfCalifornia   Apr-19-09 12:22 AM   #6 
  - I am a scientist too. And I agree with you.  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 12:20 AM   #4 
  - I am going to venture a guess  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 12:37 AM   #24 
  - Its Biology. And my good friend is a PhD in Physics at Los Alamos.  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 12:39 AM   #27 
     - I don't disagree with your claim of life on other planets.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:14 AM   #59 
        - My war planet comment was meant only that this planet has chosen to be war-like.  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 01:32 AM   #70 
        - I think more to the point than asking "why?" is asking "why not?"  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 02:45 AM   #90 
        - Life does not work that way.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 02:51 AM   #92 
           - Still not seeing your point  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 03:00 AM   #96 
           - The "pioneer spirit" is a myth.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 03:05 AM   #99 
              - As arguments go, yours is most unconvincing.  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 04:02 AM   #100 
              - And I'm With Occam  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 06:57 AM   #133 
              - I agree with Mythsaje.  Kitty Herder   Apr-19-09 04:45 AM   #105 
              - bull shit.. awe and wonder still inspire and still have people ask many questions  glowing   Apr-19-09 07:08 AM   #137 
              - We are trying to do the same thing  Juche   Apr-19-09 11:06 AM   #186 
           - "Life does not engage in activity because it can but because it is driven to"  crikkett   Apr-19-09 10:55 AM   #173 
        - Great Distances? Folded Space, Singularity, Wormholes...  Butch350   Apr-19-09 02:56 AM   #95 
        - Inverted Rothschild Tangents, Unified Field Burritos, Quarks a la Mode.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 03:02 AM   #98 
        - Yup  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 07:30 AM   #143 
        - "The very reason why extraterrestrial life practically must exist is the exact same reason..."  grace0418   Apr-19-09 09:09 AM   #150 
        - We haven't really evolved.  merh   Apr-19-09 11:42 AM   #199 
  - I'm An Artist And I Think It's Pure Arrogance  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 07:18 AM   #139 
     - Not Any "Humans", Just Non-Nordic Brown Ones  jberryhill   Apr-19-09 10:58 AM   #178 
        - You see there are many who would prefer to accept  malaise   Apr-19-09 12:05 PM   #205 
        - Ah ...  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 08:30 PM   #245 
  - No.  BlooInBloo   Apr-19-09 12:21 AM   #5 
  - Yes.  QueenOfCalifornia   Apr-19-09 12:23 AM   #7 
  - Yup. Wrong. n/t  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 12:24 AM   #9 
  - You sound very open minded. ;)  greyl   Apr-19-09 12:35 AM   #21 
     - Google has a cache of it  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 12:39 AM   #28 
        - Sweet! Good thinking. nt  greyl   Apr-19-09 12:46 AM   #37 
        - Google has time travel ya know  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 12:49 AM   #40 
           - Heheh. :) A pdf of the original article is here:  greyl   Apr-19-09 12:55 AM   #44 
        - Some of this art gives me chills...it is rather creepy...nt  and-justice-for-all   Apr-19-09 05:28 AM   #112 
        - Law of large numbers.  RandomThoughts   Apr-19-09 05:54 AM   #117 
        - (facepalm)  BlooInBloo   Apr-19-09 03:58 PM   #233 
        - That's why a "Scientist" is not a good candidate for "Art Historian" /nt  jberryhill   Apr-19-09 11:01 AM   #182 
        - Imagine someone from 2000 years in the future trying to understand contemporary art.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:26 AM   #195 
        - How does that explain the petroglyphs and non religious "symbols"?  madmom   Apr-19-09 02:37 PM   #226 
  - for simple minds?  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 10:34 AM   #167 
  - Man, I find Ancient Astronaut topics fascinating.  That Is Quite Enough   Apr-19-09 12:23 AM   #8 
  - Why would that make you a kook? nt  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 12:25 AM   #10 
     - I'm pretty sure that's what the skeptics would call me.  That Is Quite Enough   Apr-19-09 12:27 AM   #12 
        - Yeah, I'm afraid you're right. This one would, anyway.  mr blur   Apr-19-09 10:58 AM   #176 
        - You're not a kook, just open minded  Sugarcoated   Apr-19-09 08:19 PM   #243 
           - The sceptics aren't attacking this thread as "WOO." Not the usual vicious pileon  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 09:00 PM   #249 
              - I don't understand the meanness  Sugarcoated   Apr-19-09 10:21 PM   #252 
                 - yes, it is completely senseless.  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 10:59 PM   #256 
  - I'll try and answer by posing a couple of observations...  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 12:26 AM   #11 
  - well put. A lot of mechanical inventions mimic things in the natural world too. nt  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 12:28 AM   #15 
  - "Why did the aliens leave and never return?"  ellie   Apr-19-09 09:57 AM   #160 
  - I hear the aliens can be jerks like that. n/t  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 10:05 AM   #163 
  - Because Ancient Non-White People Were Stupid And Unimaginative  jberryhill   Apr-19-09 11:03 AM   #184 
  - who says that they have not come back?  reggie the dog   Apr-19-09 12:33 PM   #210 
  - The alien is inside your head. You recognize these images from a contemporary perspective.  Kip Humphrey   Apr-19-09 02:00 PM   #223 
  - I think our brains work by mapping unknowns to most similar known reference points.  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-19-09 12:28 AM   #14 
  - instead of hoses I first saw tree branches/roots on the right side. nt  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 12:29 AM   #16 
  - That's exactly what I saw.  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 12:30 AM   #18 
  - Well there you go. You probably spend less time with a vacuum cleaner than I.  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-19-09 12:31 AM   #19 
     - I'm sure I should spend more time with my vacuum! And check out these shuttles  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 12:35 AM   #20 
        - Why I can see its landing gear in the wooden version!  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-19-09 02:55 AM   #94 
  - Regarding our brains mapping unknowns to most similar known reference points...  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 12:36 AM   #22 
  - Yeah, that's a really interesting point.  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-19-09 02:54 AM   #93 
     - Smaller lips is not an evolutionary trend upward  comrade snarky   Apr-19-09 03:57 PM   #232 
  - The point is that we don't understand what ancient people saw when they looked at these pictures.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:24 AM   #192 
     - Well we KNOW the letter q represents an alien...  napoleon_in_rags   Apr-19-09 02:08 PM   #224 
  - I also think that we've been visited  LuvNewcastle   Apr-19-09 12:29 AM   #17 
  - This has all happened before ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-19-09 12:36 AM   #23 
  - So Say We All!  PermanentRevolution   Apr-19-09 12:38 AM   #26 
  - Or maybe it didn't?  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 01:04 AM   #51 
  - Well, sure ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-19-09 01:14 AM   #57 
     - Well I have it on good authority that the aliens ride looked like this:  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 01:37 AM   #74 
  - That is so cute  ForeverWonderful   Apr-19-09 05:43 AM   #114 
  - So's the top one!  RoyGBiv   Apr-19-09 12:42 PM   #215 
  - You Realize the Gold Object Could Just As Easily Be A Depiction of a Fish-Type Creature, Yes?  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 06:42 AM   #130 
  - What!?  RoyGBiv   Apr-19-09 12:40 PM   #212 
     - Yeah, Well  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 08:20 PM   #244 
  - Ron Moore was right!  MichellesBFF   Apr-19-09 08:14 AM   #147 
     - Smart man, that Ron ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-19-09 12:41 PM   #214 
  - Or how about "The Astronaut" in the Nazca Lines?  Lucian   Apr-19-09 12:37 AM   #25 
  - Looks like someone throwing up, to me (nt)  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 05:59 AM   #120 
  - Who is to say that other beings would find it necessary  Daphne08   Apr-19-09 12:41 AM   #29 
  - Your first point is actually the most important to consider...  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 01:00 AM   #48 
     - Then again, any sentient race might be of considerable interest to such a culture  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 04:19 AM   #102 
        - Disagreed on both points...  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 09:50 AM   #159 
  - No  realisticphish   Apr-19-09 12:41 AM   #30 
  - What could prove it to you? Anything?  imdjh   Apr-19-09 12:54 AM   #42 
     - Better to ask yourself what it would take to disprove it.  greyl   Apr-19-09 12:58 AM   #47 
     - Better to ask yourself why we keep running up against a brick wall in history.  imdjh   Apr-19-09 01:03 AM   #50 
        - Unsustainable cultures do not equal truly advanced cultures, imo.  greyl   Apr-19-09 01:25 AM   #63 
        - must you?  imdjh   Apr-19-09 01:31 AM   #69 
           - read your mind? nt  greyl   Apr-19-09 01:32 AM   #71 
        - What 'brick wall' are you talking about?  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 06:13 AM   #125 
     - it's also  realisticphish   Apr-19-09 01:06 AM   #53 
     - The great catastrophe  imdjh   Apr-19-09 01:30 AM   #66 
     - Icarus is nothing to do with 'interplanetary flight'  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 06:04 AM   #121 
        - It is also a metaphor of the sin of hubris--and what happens if you don't listen to Daddy  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:15 AM   #190 
  - Early corporatists used 'em!  chknltl   Apr-19-09 12:42 AM   #31 
  - I think they came here in the summer of '47...  kentuck   Apr-19-09 12:42 AM   #32 
  - Born in '47, were you?  aquart   Apr-19-09 12:57 AM   #45 
     - That is when I came to Earth...  kentuck   Apr-19-09 01:13 AM   #56 
        - Was it in a purple bauble?  aquart   Apr-19-09 02:06 AM   #85 
        - :-)  kentuck   Apr-19-09 09:31 AM   #155 
        - nekkid?  BelgianMadCow   Apr-20-09 04:03 AM   #267 
  - Also as an observation I'm not sure why this set includes a photo of the Antikythera mechanism.  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 12:43 AM   #34 
  - Because Archimedes was a space alien!  eShirl   Apr-19-09 04:34 AM   #103 
  - Homo sapiens is a remarkable species. We have needed no help from  stopbush   Apr-19-09 12:43 AM   #35 
  - Beautifully said!  JeffreyWilliamson   Apr-19-09 12:46 AM   #36 
  - Remember on Six Feet Under?  imdjh   Apr-19-09 12:57 AM   #46 
     - I never watched Six Feet Under.  stopbush   Apr-19-09 01:07 AM   #54 
        - What human activity is killing polar bears?  imdjh   Apr-19-09 01:36 AM   #73 
           - Polar bear populations are thinning in some areas and growing in others.  stopbush   Apr-19-09 10:49 PM   #254 
  - von Daniken's claims have their basis in ethnocentrism  GaYellowDawg   Apr-19-09 12:48 AM   #39 
  - According to him, it started with biblical translations.  imdjh   Apr-19-09 01:51 AM   #80 
     - Not so much.  GaYellowDawg   Apr-19-09 11:36 PM   #262 
  - Lots of art, but no artifacts  tridim   Apr-19-09 12:54 AM   #43 
  - I think it's possible that ancient cultures were visited by extraterrestrials  XemaSab   Apr-19-09 01:00 AM   #49 
  - They would be dismayed - maybe not surprised -- that so many of today's "scientists" are so dogmatic  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 01:05 AM   #52 
  - A video on open-mindedness I beg you to watch.  greyl   Apr-19-09 01:27 AM   #65 
  - Greyl? Assuming I can see your post, you want me to give you another chance?  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 01:33 AM   #72 
  - Do you know what scientists do to people who dare to refute their "dogma"?  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:42 AM   #76 
     - apparently not on DU  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 01:48 AM   #78 
     - If someone could come up with any degree of convincing evidence for alien visitation,  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:56 AM   #81 
     - Don't bother with this one.  GaYellowDawg   Apr-19-09 11:50 PM   #264 
     - That's because people expect us to accept ancient aliens, ghosts, etc without any evidence at all  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 10:55 AM   #174 
        - STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP STOMP  omega minimo   Apr-19-09 08:58 PM   #248 
     - Are you serious  Juche   Apr-19-09 11:21 AM   #191 
        - Exactly. And if there is funding involved, and a career...  ArtVandelay   Apr-19-09 10:59 PM   #257 
           - Academia is one of the most status obsessed fields I've ever witnessed  Juche   Apr-19-09 11:10 PM   #260 
  - My Geology professor believes a variation of this. He's a PhD, long-time professor  Lyric   Apr-19-09 01:12 AM   #55 
  - so he doesn't believe in evolutionary biology?nt  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 01:14 AM   #58 
  - What does evolutionary biology have to do with this?  Lyric   Apr-19-09 01:18 AM   #62 
     - I'm having trouble envisioning a timeline for his supernatural creation story. nt  Muttocracy   Apr-19-09 01:26 AM   #64 
        - Again, I don't understand the conclusion you're drawing.  Lyric   Apr-19-09 01:49 AM   #79 
           - Why is there no record of any such bottleneck?  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:59 AM   #82 
              - Alas, I don't know.  Lyric   Apr-19-09 02:11 AM   #86 
              - My understanding is that there is evidence for such a bottleneck  Kitty Herder   Apr-19-09 05:11 AM   #108 
                 - From what I have read on the subject  Thothmes   Apr-19-09 07:45 AM   #145 
                 - Whaddya mean no evidence? I got PICS!!!  Generic Other   Apr-19-09 10:26 AM   #165 
  - So your geology professor denies the fossil record? How strange. nt  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:16 AM   #60 
  - Of course he doesn't.  Lyric   Apr-19-09 01:17 AM   #61 
     - A few reasons.  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 01:30 AM   #68 
        - There we go with the seamless version  imdjh   Apr-19-09 02:01 AM   #84 
           - Nobody would claim to know exactly when  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 02:16 AM   #87 
           - So you're saying that archeologist and anthropologists are all lying to us?  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 06:23 AM   #126 
              - Before or after they "all" stopped trying to reconcile their work with the Bible?  imdjh   Apr-19-09 09:46 AM   #158 
                 - The only relevance of the Bible is your use of an example of it as making things up  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 09:59 AM   #161 
                    - There you go making assumptions  imdjh   Apr-19-09 11:00 AM   #181 
                       - 1st assumption I make: humans are human  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 11:42 AM   #200 
  - You could also argue that larger leaps and bounds in technology have occured  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 01:30 AM   #67 
  - I've been intrigue for some time now, thanks  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 10:36 AM   #168 
  - Except there is absolutely no evidence of that whatsoever  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 10:45 AM   #171 
  - There are many, many more than just these, of course  Lorien   Apr-19-09 01:40 AM   #75 
  - Hey, I hear ya, the universe is a big place and it would be an awful waste of space  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 01:59 AM   #83 
  - Yes (nt)  The Straight Story   Apr-19-09 01:43 AM   #77 
  - How come no one's mentioned Starseed yet?  buzzycrumbhunger   Apr-19-09 02:38 AM   #88 
  - There's no proof against it, but do realize how unlikely this is?  caseymoz   Apr-19-09 02:41 AM   #89 
  - That first "mystery" reminds me of the ancient hieroglyphics  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 10:51 AM   #172 
     - The Rosetta stone was written in hiegoglyphs, Greek and heiratic writing  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:45 AM   #201 
  - Here's a thought.  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 02:48 AM   #91 
  - Bizarrely enough,  Occam Bandage   Apr-19-09 03:01 AM   #97 
  - We can't even explain the theory of evolution to people who've shared our culture  Mythsaje   Apr-19-09 04:11 AM   #101 
  - If I were trying to explain disease from bacteria and viruses, I'd say  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 06:29 AM   #129 
  - It saddens me that any adult could believe this horseshit.  eShirl   Apr-19-09 04:37 AM   #104 
  - It saddens me that some adults can be so closed-minded on this subject.  Lucian   Apr-19-09 04:46 AM   #106 
     - It's because  QueenOfCalifornia   Apr-19-09 05:12 AM   #109 
     - Do you blindly accept the existence of ghosts, Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, and the Jersey Devil?  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 10:58 AM   #177 
     - All of those images can be explained using much more down-to-earth iconographical understanding.  Hissyspit   Apr-19-09 05:13 AM   #110 
     - Have you read the refutation of von Daniken's work?  jberryhill   Apr-19-09 11:08 AM   #187 
     - I'm open to the possibility but the evidence presented is essentially crap.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:38 AM   #198 
  - I am confident that there is intelligent life out there...  and-justice-for-all   Apr-19-09 05:20 AM   #111 
  - I have a background in science too.  oxygen destroyer   Apr-19-09 05:29 AM   #113 
  - That means  QueenOfCalifornia   Apr-19-09 05:49 AM   #116 
     - Off my meds  oxygen destroyer   Apr-19-09 06:09 AM   #124 
  - Wow  ForeverWonderful   Apr-19-09 05:48 AM   #115 
  - Bravo!  ForeverWonderful   Apr-19-09 05:55 AM   #118 
  - Yes. Somebody had to keep the dolphins entertained 30 million years ago.  Cetacea   Apr-19-09 05:55 AM   #119 
  - I follow Michael Tsarion's idea (based on Sitchen, among others) that we have been  Mist   Apr-19-09 06:04 AM   #122 
  - "Intelligent" life wouldn't visit a planet with primitive sentient  Norrin Radd   Apr-19-09 06:06 AM   #123 
  - Billions of planets in our solar system, billions of solar systems,  yy4me   Apr-19-09 06:27 AM   #127 
  - There is a HUGE difference between believing in aliens, and believing that they're visiting Earth  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 11:04 AM   #185 
  - They did.  republicansarewhores   Apr-19-09 06:27 AM   #128 
  - I Think It's Most Likely Arrogance  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 06:48 AM   #131 
  - That first one looks like a "space suit" from the 60's.  LaurenG   Apr-19-09 07:02 AM   #134 
  - ancient history?they just brought susan boyle here to save us all  Algorem   Apr-19-09 07:03 AM   #135 
  - The underlying assumption is that human beings are too dumb to invent anything on their own.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 07:04 AM   #136 
  - Great Minds ...  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 07:13 AM   #138 
  - I didn't see your Da Vinci line before I wrote mine--really  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 07:21 AM   #140 
  - I Updated  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 07:28 AM   #141 
  - re: here's a double edged question...just out of pure observation  feslen   Apr-19-09 07:28 AM   #142 
     - Same Reason There Are  NashVegas   Apr-19-09 07:37 AM   #144 
     - I don't think we're alone either but until someone can come up with uambigious proof I'll pass  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 09:27 AM   #153 
  - not at all.  dysfunctional press   Apr-19-09 07:54 AM   #146 
  - Yes, extraterrestrial contact was possible but my argument is with the evidence presented.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 09:45 AM   #157 
  - And if you are ethnic and had a great civilization, of course you had alien help!  Generic Other   Apr-19-09 10:40 AM   #170 
  - Well there you go. It also doesn't hurt to have a language that no one can read  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 11:00 AM   #180 
  - Oh c'mon...  Lucian   Apr-19-09 12:20 PM   #208 
     - ...and probably most of the people living back then were also none too bright.  bklyncowgirl   Apr-19-09 06:07 PM   #234 
  - Your 2000 year old "mechanical computer"  Cruzan   Apr-19-09 08:14 AM   #148 
  - Are there any banjos in the hieroglyphs ?  dipsydoodle   Apr-19-09 08:23 AM   #149 
  - The articles make the claim that they're INTELLIGENT species...  TankLV   Apr-19-09 11:31 AM   #197 
     - I have to assume  dipsydoodle   Apr-19-09 11:47 AM   #202 
        - it's just that they have a BAD press nowadays...  TankLV   Apr-19-09 01:36 PM   #222 
           - Probably due to the bluegrass crowd  dipsydoodle   Apr-19-09 02:45 PM   #228 
              - Good time to mention Bla Fleck and the Flecktones' - Flight of the Cosmic Hippo & UFO Tofu.  greyl   Apr-20-09 12:48 AM   #265 
                 - Saw him at Bath Banjo Festival - UK  dipsydoodle   Apr-20-09 06:34 AM   #270 
  - Thank you  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 09:13 AM   #151 
  - Yes They Did !  SlingBlade   Apr-19-09 09:26 AM   #152 
  - Or what if it us traveling back in time..or a future us..  Peacetrain   Apr-19-09 10:00 AM   #162 
  - thats what ive always thought  iamthebandfanman   Apr-19-09 11:26 AM   #194 
     - "its possible that a life form can evolve to the point of being unable to reproduce": No.  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-19-09 12:01 PM   #204 
  - Really?  edhopper   Apr-19-09 10:12 AM   #164 
  - Mysterious Origins of Man  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 10:33 AM   #166 
  - Ta for those links  dipsydoodle   Apr-19-09 11:50 AM   #203 
  - Is modern science-fiction proof that aliens are visiting humans nowadays  Hugabear   Apr-19-09 10:39 AM   #169 
  - Science fiction/fantasy has been around a long time.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 11:03 AM   #183 
  - von Daniken Was A Nordic Racist Who Thought Brown People Were Stupid  jberryhill   Apr-19-09 10:56 AM   #175 
  - doctrinal beliefs, yea kinda like the Christian religion and such, huh?  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 12:27 PM   #209 
  - I like this youtube video on alien implants  Juche   Apr-19-09 11:00 AM   #179 
  - If they did, those pics aren't any indication of it.  baldguy   Apr-19-09 11:09 AM   #188 
  - Have you considered that ancient civilizations might have developed science fiction?  immoderate   Apr-19-09 12:11 PM   #206 
  - yes clearly aliens visited earth because we all know  TZ   Apr-19-09 12:12 PM   #207 
  - Sure seems likely. I think they did.  gulfcoastliberal   Apr-19-09 12:33 PM   #211 
  - Not at all, It's the proponents of these ideas that must prove to us that they are "right".  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-19-09 12:48 PM   #217 
  - The first image reminds me of "The Gimp" in "Pulp fiction."  alfredo   Apr-19-09 12:40 PM   #213 
  - Ancient Robots  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 12:45 PM   #216 
  - actually, we're all aliens  newspeak   Apr-19-09 12:54 PM   #218 
  - Sometimes I wonder  OxQQme   Apr-19-09 02:39 PM   #227 
  - I read it when I was twelve too, and even then I could see that his arguments  Crunchy Frog   Apr-19-09 01:21 PM   #219 
  - I read the bible at 12 also and found many holes  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 01:24 PM   #220 
     - I scribbled little defacements in a Bible when I was twelve.  Crunchy Frog   Apr-19-09 03:33 PM   #231 
     - OMFG  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 07:37 PM   #242 
     - Perfect analogy...  SidDithers   Apr-19-09 07:06 PM   #237 
        - Sid I thought you might find this interesting  seemslikeadream   Apr-19-09 07:36 PM   #240 
  - Or maybe  ohheckyeah   Apr-19-09 01:26 PM   #221 
  - Elvis must be older than he looks. But, the first picture does bear a resemblance to him.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-19-09 02:52 PM   #229 
  - Short answer, No.  ArbustoBuster   Apr-19-09 03:12 PM   #230 
  - I've seen a UFO  Downtown Hound   Apr-19-09 06:48 PM   #235 
  - I've seen some great petroglyphs while hiking in Utah.....  livetohike   Apr-19-09 07:00 PM   #236 
  - ...  SidDithers   Apr-19-09 07:08 PM   #238 
  - S.B aliens are visiting GD right now. Actually they have invaded GD.  L0oniX   Apr-19-09 07:18 PM   #239 
  - Rational explainations for all -  chrisa   Apr-19-09 07:36 PM   #241 
  - I'm not exactly in the absolutely no catagory, but...  Kazak   Apr-19-09 08:31 PM   #246 
  - LOL! What An Idiotic Assertion  mudesi   Apr-19-09 08:51 PM   #247 
  - The drake equation, enough said  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-19-09 09:11 PM   #250 
  - I don't object to the premise...  brooklynite   Apr-19-09 09:23 PM   #251 
  - One things for certain....we don't know what they know n/t  TK421   Apr-19-09 10:32 PM   #253 
  - I'm an atheist too, and extremely sceptical on this.  burning rain   Apr-19-09 11:01 PM   #258 
  - I'm a skeptical cynic generally but I've seen enough weird stuff around the world  doctor jazz   Apr-19-09 11:05 PM   #259 
  - Maybe in our human future we'll develop the ability to time travel  AbbeyRoad   Apr-19-09 11:26 PM   #261 
  - Sure, why not?  sfpcjock   Apr-20-09 01:26 AM   #266 
  - ask the ant if it believes in humongous beings squashing them beneath their feet  BelgianMadCow   Apr-20-09 04:07 AM   #268 
  - One of images on the hieroglyph looks familiar to me  AllenVanAllen   Apr-20-09 04:46 AM   #269 
 

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