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Does Alien Life Exist?

Updated on January 9, 2012

I can still recall the first time that I was ever faced with the question of “does alien life exist? It was the summer between my grade school and Junior high school year. The sleep over had been moved outside on account of the weather being so wonderful. As the group of us lay there in our sleeping bags talking and staring at the night time sky, someone posed the question for the first time in my life. Does Alien life exist?

I recall that the question did not spend much time on the table, and it ended up receiving only one answer. What else did you expect from a bunch of twelve- years olds? I recall this night from my youth so vividly because the only answer that was uttered that night was mine.

After that night, I never gave the question much thought until a couple of years ago when I moved into a small ski resort community, and it seemed as if the only thing that anyone in town wanted to discuss was alien life, extraterrestrials and Government conspiracy theories. I learned more about ET’s, UFOs and aliens in one year than most people will ever dream of learning in a lifetime.

My education started pretty subtle with some friends who called themselves indigo children and star seeds. After my introduction to the indigo community, it was as if I had suddenly bought a ticket for the front row on the conspiracy roller coaster. Everyone I met seemed to be obsessed with alien life! I listened to the stories and marveled at all the information. Discussions on ancient alien theories, alien abduction, government conspiracies, UFO sightings, implant chips! Just when I believed that I had heard it all, someone would tell me a story that would fascinate me further. Not only was I fascinated by the stories, but I was surprised and impressed by how many different branches stemmed out from the UFO community. Interests in Nikola Tesla, Adolf Hitler, John F Kennedy, DNA Manipulation, Bible scholars and crop circles. The list is long and endless.

If anyone ever tells you that these people are crazy, then they obviously have not spent any time among the community. I found the UFO community to be some of the brightest minds on the planet. It amazed me to hear someone speak of Quantum physics as if it were kindergarten knowledge. Some of the information was so above my realm of comprehension that at times I thought that they were speaking a foreign language from a different Galaxy.

Since there was not much to do in the tiny mountain town, I would entertain myself with all the many stories that were told during weekly meeting get togethers. I can honestly say that I learned more about religion then I ever learned in all my years of going to church, and Sunday school combined. I was given a better history lessons then I ever received in school on great rulers throughout history such as the likes of Julius Caesar and Constantine the great. I traveled the world thru pictures and stories that were told of places that I never even knew existed. Easter Island, Machu Pitchu, Stonehenge, The Nazca lines in Peru and so many others. I was introduced to distant lands and foreign cultures and found myself being fascinated by Incas, Mayans and Egyptians.

After two years of listening to the stories, talking to abductees and viewing dozens of personally taken UFO pictures and abduction marks, I still cannot answer "yes" to the question "Do aliens exist with 100% certainty.

Just like a judge in a court case I was presented with the evidence, listened to the stories, and viewed the photographs. I have to admit that the stories sounded concrete, the witnesses stable and the pictures authentic. Nothing that was presented to me however, was "beyond a shadow of a doubt' Tangible evidence. Everything that I was introduced to could have been misconstrued for something else.

No matter how real, abductions cannot be proven. UFOs although unidentified, can always be products of our own government. The Dulce Base and big foot stories continue to grow in popularity. Year after year the stories get re- told to a new generation and yet no one has been able to produce a reptilian or Sasquatch as proof. Don't get me wrong, this does not mean that I don't believe, because I do! Just like Fox Mulder on the X-files I believe that the truth is out there. It simply needs to be found.

So what was the answer that I gave at that youthful sleep over more than thirty years ago? Simply put I said that I thought that it would be pompous, self-centered and egotistical to believe that we are the only intelligent life form in this vast universe. So many years have passed, and yet I feel the same and stand behind my answer. The only difference today is that I would have to add to that original answer. Not only do I believe that we would be pompous , self-centered and egotistical to believe that we are the only intelligent life form in this vast universe, but we would be downright arrogant if we honestly believed that we are the highest intelligence or the first!


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      Sparkster Publishing 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Another thing I find interesting is how we assume that we are the most intelligent species yet we are the only species hellbent on causing damage to the earth. Doesn't that make us the least intelligent? We are destroying the home we live in but think we are clever, yet birds and bees can see infra red and ultra violet whereas we cannot. Cheetahs travel at precision and speed that we cannot. Bats and dolphins use sonar which we are not capable of yet we assume we are the most intelligent.

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      Marie V Stephens 6 years ago from New Mexico

      Thanks Sparkster I will do!!

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      Sparkster Publishing 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Check out my hubs for more info on this subject, especially the extraterrestrial investigation in 12 parts.