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Extraterrestrials Are Here! Colonel Gordon Cooper & Dr. Edgar Mitchell -- Former NASA Astronauts Agree

Updated on March 1, 2016
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C. E. Clark has had a curiosity about the universe and other possible intelligent life there since she was about 10 years old.

E.T. Is Here!! And He's Watching Us! Maybe Even Living Among Us! Some very credible people say this could be so.

There has been conjecture for a very long time about whether or not aliens from other planets have actually landed on planet Earth and if in fact they may be living among us. Since I heard Astronaut Gordon Cooper state clearly that aliens do exist and have for decades, I decided to look into the matter.

Extraterrestrials Are Among Us

Taken May 25, 2011, could this be a camouflaged spacecraft?
Taken May 25, 2011, could this be a camouflaged spacecraft? | Source

Colonel Gordon Cooper, Mercury Astronaut, Insisted Even On His Deathbed That Extraterrestrials Do Exist and Are Watching Us

For people to whom this is important, Colonel Cooper belonged to the following organizations, just to name a few: The American Astronautical Society , The Society of Experimental Test Pilots, and The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NASA).

Colonel Cooper was a Mercury astronaut, logged 222 hours in space, and among other distinctions, was the first man to make a second orbital flight in space, (NASA).

According to Colonel Cooper, he, along with other pilots, first saw a formation -- described as an “armada” -- of hundreds of saucer shaped UFOs while flying over Central Europe as a pilot for the United States Air Force in 1951. These sightings went on for a day and a half (Elhardt).

Cooper says the extra terrestrials are far more advanced than we are, which if they exist would stand to reason, I guess. After all, if they can get here, but we cannot even figure out where they are coming from much less go there, they would have to be a lot more advanced scientifically than we are, would they not?

Doctor Edgar Mitchell, Former NASA Astronaut Who Walked On the Moon Agrees That Extraterrestrials Have Visited Earth

In addition to Colonel Cooper, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, former NASA astronaut who walked on the moon, and who was a member of the Apollo 14 mission also says aliens not only exist, but “extraterrestrials have visited Earth on several occasions — but the alien contact has been repeatedly covered up by governments for six decades,” (Newscorp). Note Dr. Mitchell said, “covered up by governments,” which would suggest more governments than just the U.S. government is trying to hide the existence and purpose (if they know it) of extraterrestrials from people around the world.

In a Birmingham England radio interview, Mitchell said that he knew sources in the U.S. Federal Government who had been in contact with aliens and who had described them as ‘” little people who look strange to us,”’ (Newscorp).

Mitchell also stated that the aliens technology is so advanced compared to our own, that if the aliens were hostile we would have been gone by now, (Newscorp).

Personally, I think if aliens are here among us, or even just visiting regularly, they may have other ways of utilizing our species and would therefore not want to extinguish us. I do not think a hostile stance would necessarily involve destroying our species, but they might instead be using us for their own purposes. How many people come up missing every year in the U.S. alone? Just kidding -- but you never know . . .

Presidents Who Say Extraterrestrials Are Here

Former President John F. Kennedy said aliens from other worlds are here.
Former President John F. Kennedy said aliens from other worlds are here. | Source
Former President W. Ronald Reagan said aliens from other planets are here.
Former President W. Ronald Reagan said aliens from other planets are here. | Source

Credible People Who Say, or Have Said, Extraterrestrials Are Here

Doctor Mitchell and Colonel Cooper are two very credible Americans who state without hesitation that aliens from another planet or planets are here. Colonel Cooper insisted it was true to the very end on his deathbed. Many other well known Americans have also stated they know or believe aliens from other planets have visited here, and do so regularly. (Net Scientia). Among them:

J. Edgar Hoover, former FBI Director

Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Mikhail Gorbachev

General Douglas MacArthur

President Harry S. Truman

President John F. Kennedy

President Gerald Ford

President Jimmy Carter

President Richard M. Nixon

President Ronald Reagan

John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. January (1965)

Senator Barry Goldwater

NASA astronaut Scott Carpenter

Conclusion

There is no question that this is an interesting subject. So many credible people insist aliens have visited this planet. Are they all crazy? Some insist extraterrestrials make frequent and regular visits here, and some even believe extraterrestrials are living among us. I have had an interest in this subject most of my life -- since I was in elementary school, but I confess, I do not have the answer.

Are beings from another planet watching us? Are they landing, and keeping notes on us? Living among us? Using us for their scientific experiments? What do you think?

Watch the videos of interviews with former astronauts Gordon Cooper and Dr. Edgar Mitchell who both claim to know that aliens have visited Earth many times, and that aliens continue to visit Earth.

References for this hub

“Gordon Cooper.” Wikipedia. 19 Aug. 2011. Internet 7 Sept. 2011. Available http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Cooper


NASA. “Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.)NASA Astronaut (Deceased).” October 2004. N.page. Online. Internet. 11 December 2011. Availablehttp://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/cooper-lg.html


Newscorp Australian Papers. “Ex-Astronaut: Aliens Are Real and Government Knows It.” FoxNews.Com. 25 July 2008. n.page. Online. Internet 11 December 2011. Available http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,390161,00.html


UFOBevy. “NASA Gordon Cooper UFOs Are Visiting the Earth.” YouTube. 29 December 2008. n. page. Online. Internet 11 December 2011. Available http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkBhME9RCjc&feature=endscreen&NR=1

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      Robert Sacchi 40 hours ago

      That is the one thing about science fiction is it brings up all different possibilities. Beings that could shape-shift or beings that have the technology that enables them to shape shift, or otherwise alter their appearance, is an intriging thought.

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      C E Clark 40 hours ago from North Texas

      Robert Sacchi, hard to imagine we (and presumably the other creatures and plants, etc., on this planet) all happened as a cosmic accident. The creatures here are all very complicated and it's hard to imagine they all just happened one at a time much less all at once -- sort of like a miracle.

      Then there is the possibility of 'shape-shifters' like they had on Star Trek. Perhaps the aliens visiting here have the ability to make themselves look like us.

      Thank you for your continued interest and comments.

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      Robert Sacchi 7 days ago

      He had the theory that ancient writings were accounts of alien visitors in ancient times. The first and most recent Indiana Jones movies alude to his theories. At least one of his books was made into a movie, "Chariots of the Gods".

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      Ronnie wrenchBiscuit 7 days ago

      No, I'm not familiar with that author.

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      Robert Sacchi 7 days ago

      Ronnie wrenchBiscuit, I assume you are familiar with the writings of Erich von Däniken?

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      Ronnie wrenchBiscuit 8 days ago

      Robert Sacchi,

      I would guess that you know more about the subject than I. However, I reason that the human would continue to be used as a source of food and as breeding stock to develop hybrids. It is very likely that the human "God" was actually a lesser god in the form of an advanced alien race.

      In Genesis 11: 1-9 it is written : "...But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. The Lord said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, "let us" go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.”

      It has been suggested that this is evidence of alien intervention. The language "let us" lends a sinister tone to the passage. One theory is that they tinkered with human DNA in order to dumb down the species. It continues that what they created was evolving to quickly, and the aliens feared they would lose control of their own creation.

      And so, it is very likely that the end game is simply to maintain the status quo, and to continue farming. Like they say,"If it ain't broke don't fix it!"

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      Robert Sacchi 8 days ago

      Ronnie wrenchBiscuit, any thoughts on a possible alien "endgame"?

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      Ronnie wrenchBiscuit 2 weeks ago

      Yes, this is an interesting topic. Governments around the world have told some great lies throughout the years. One of the greatest lies they have told since the advent of radio and television is that should aliens arrive on this planet they would either be benevolent or openly hostile, and that in either case they would most likely contact world leaders if they chose to communicate.

      This type of fiction puts world leaders in the drivers seat no matter what the outcome of an encounter. It leads the public to falsely believe that if anything is really going on with extraterrestrials then the government surely knows about it. But such a scenario is highly unlikely.

      We need only to consider farm animals to understand the absurdity of such a notion. Even though we come from the same planet and share the same biology, we cannot communicate with a cow or a pig even if we try. Yes, we can herd them here and there, but in spite of our intelligence we cannot share the concept of gravity with them, or a cell phone, or the Super Bowl!

      It is doubtful that a highly intelligent alien race would be able to communicate with us at all. And if they could, it is doubtful we would understand their meaning. If they chose to use us for anything at all, whether good or bad, I hardly think they would need to tell us their purpose. They would simply proceed. I grew up on a farm. Trust and believe we never asked the cows if they wanted to go to the slaughterhouse!

      An alien race that could communicate with us and understand human nature would necessarily not be that advanced. They could use platforms like Hubpages to explore the human mind through language and emotional responses. They may even be able to reach through cyberspace and physically connect in a parasitic fashion; to connect to a particular commentator in order to feed on negative energy. This would give a whole new meaning to social media.

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      C E Clark 2 weeks ago from North Texas

      Shyron, thank you for your comment. Sometimes I think aliens from other planets or solar systems are here among us too. Maybe that is the reason our government benefits a particular class of people while the rest of us are basically slaves to them and receive precious little benefit from anything. Perhaps they are controlling us to their own benefit and we don't even realize it . . .

      Maybe the extremely wealthy aren't really human! It often seems as if they're not. All they do is use and take. The wealthy class (not every single member, but certainly 99% of them) are the true moochers in this world, not paying their fair share of taxes, not paying fair and reasonable wages, not allowing poor people healthcare and wanting to deny even food.

      You may very well be right in that aliens are running this government. That would certainly explain the politicians heartless attitude toward most of us.

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      Robert Sacchi 5 weeks ago

      If we are part of a grand experiment or plan then people from outer space being human is possible, even likely. If we came about through a cosmic accident then the likelihood of beings like us on another planet is near nil. That might be a good poll question.

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      C E Clark 5 weeks ago from North Texas

      Robert Sacchi, thank you for sharing your thoughts on this. Why do you think the odds are against ETs looking like humans? Perhaps we are all one huge species distributed through the universe to see how same or differently we will all develop? For all we know we are a grand experiment . . . :)

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      Shyron E Shenko 8 weeks ago from Texas

      I am beginning to think there are a lot of ETs among us.

      Still as interesting as when I first read it.

      Blessings dear friend

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      Robert Sacchi 2 months ago

      If one were to go by the odds they wouldn't look anything like us.

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      C E Clark 2 months ago from North Texas

      Paula (fpherj48), thank you for your kind remarks. I agree that there is a great likelihood that 'aliens' from other worlds are very possibly here and look just like us so that we don't know the difference, but I'm willing to allow they may not be, either. I'm undecided, but I do believe it would be beyond arrogance to imagine that in our vast universe, ours is the only planet with intelligent life on it. Thank you for taking time to read and comment!

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      Robert Sacchi 2 months ago

      You bring up an interesting point. Here on Earth there are those who believe the less technologically advanced societies are morally more advanced. There are also those who think the opposite. One can only wonder if a race more technologically advanced beings would have settled on this issue and what way.

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      C E Clark 2 months ago from North Texas

      Robert Sacchi, thank you for your continued interest in this subject. I chose the people on my list of 'believers' because of their position in our society. There are many believers who are not so well known or so esteemed. Personally, I find the astronauts themselves the most credible.

      On the surface one might expect a species far ahead of us or other species to feel extremely superior in every way and to imagine theirs is the only way, but I think if they are truly advanced they will have an open mind allowing that other species, though not necessarily technologically as advanced as themselves, may be morally more advanced. I say may, because I would hope that along with technological advancement would come moral and psychological advancement.

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      Robert Sacchi 2 months ago

      Would a species centuries ahead of other species think their way is not the best way but the only way?

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      C E Clark 2 months ago from North Texas

      Sparkster, thank you for reading and commenting. I would expect there would be both good and bad. I would also expect they are from different arts of the universe and have different cultures and ideas, just as we here on this planet have a lot of diversity.

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      C E Clark 2 months ago from North Texas

      Shyron, thank you for commenting on this article!

      Clearly extraterrestrials are far more advanced technologically than ourselves since they are able to visit this planet from a great distance, but we do not as yet have the capability to visit their planet -- and likely are not aware of what planet that is or where it is in our universe. Even if they are not more intelligent, they may have had a head-start and be a million years ahead of us in learning and developing. Keep in mind that being more intelligent about 'things' does not naturally go along with being morally superior. Morality doesn't go hand-in-hand with intelligence.

      If you ever read about the Lewis and Clark Expeditions you will know that when these explorers came across new species of animals the first thing they did was kill them and then cook and eat them to see if they would have value for new settlers to those new parts of U.S. territory. They did that because it never even occurred to them that these new species might be intelligent and have value apart from providing food. Who can say that extraterrestrials would not look at us in the same way? So far beneath them intelligently speaking, that our only value to their way of thinking would be that we might provide them nourishment?

      Being exceptionally intelligent or gifted, as we call it in this world, doesn't mean people are born with all knowledge already in their brain. They must still learn. Highly intelligent people are set apart in general by the fact that they learn more easily and quickly, which is why they are considered smarter. They learn and retain knowledge more quickly than people (beings) of average intelligence.

      Sadly, I have over the last 5 years or so, spoken with several people who have told me outright that they do not want to learn. They do not want to understand most things. Like how to figure out 10% of any number. That's pretty simple, yet beyond the desire of some people to want to know how to figure it out and it's just one example of things people would prefer to trust and depend on others (machines or people) to do for them.

      If people do not want to know and understand such a simple thing as the easiest percentage to figure, what is there that they DO want to learn? It would seem most things are too difficult and too much trouble for them to be bothered with learning about them. They are not mentally challenged in the sense that we usually measure that sort of thing, yet in a way, they are more mentally challenged because without the desire to learn, God has truly wasted a perfectly good brain by giving it to people who want to keep it for good and not actually use it. Indeed, they refuse to use it. Not very difficult to surpass such individuals on the IQ scale.

      One of the characteristics of a highly intelligent person (IQ of 130 and above) is that they love to learn purely out of curiosity, not because the new knowledge will necessarily have a direct effect on their own life.

      No one is saying that extraterrestrials are necessarily bad or evil, but then we really don't' know for sure that they aren't. We are saying that it might be a good thing to be cautious and not assume these beings are here with our best interests in mind.

      Not all extraterrestrials are the same. Not all come from the same planet. Some may be good and some may be not so good, by our human standards. Perhaps it would be wise to determine which are which before getting too chummy?

      Who wants to think that after all our centuries and decades of evolving technologically, if in no other way, that we have gone through all of that so that our grandchildren and great grandchildren can become livestock to another species from another world?

      Being too friendly towards beings we know little or nothing about could place many of us on farms in their world as livestock, could make this planet an exotic hunting ground for their food and trophies, could put many people in their zoos of strange and exotic creatures from around the universe, could turn us into slaves on their planet, or pets.

      Until we know what their intentions are, it makes sense to me to be cautious. Their technology is so far advanced from our own that it is unlikely we could fend them off or extricate ourselves from them once they have control of our world and everything in it.

      Take care, dear friend . . .

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      Paula 2 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Au fait.....Fascinating and definitely a topic to research, study and follow. There are many, MANY people who believe (as in, are convinced) E.T's/Aliens are only too real. Most people say very little for various reasons, needless to mention that they fear being scoffed at or thought "crazy." IMHO, we'd have to be crazy not to accept this as a very good possibility...much more valid than not.

      Thanks for this great read, au fait. You never disappoint! Have a good week-end. Peace, Paula

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      Robert Sacchi 2 months ago

      An interesting list of people who are believers.

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      Marc Hubs 3 months ago from United Kingdom

      There are both good and bad and both are interacting with us. The bad ones have had a control on us for a very long time now and this is shifting. Many people have had experiences with both. There are also bad ones posing as good ones and a lot of disinformation and mind control involved in this phenomenon. Fact is, whatever the case, we need to be prepared.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 months ago from Texas

      If aliens are so much smarter than us, why would they want to come to visit earth? Let us not assume that extraterrestrials are bad/evil. What if there had been beings living on the moon? Would that have made the astronauts bad/evil?

      Great hub

      Blessings my dear friend

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      C E Clark 4 months ago from North Texas

      Colorfulone, thank you for coming by and commenting on this article. I think there are a lot of things in this world that aren't so easy to explain. Perhaps it's not so much an issue of 'the authorities' coming clean with whatever proof or scientific evidence they have regarding the existence of aliens, but more a matter of ourselves being open minded and tuned in to unusual occurrences that aren't so easily explained by usual means.

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      Susie Lehto 5 months ago from Minnesota

      Some day the whole truth will come out about aliens and UFO. I believe there are many entities appearing from other dimensions that we will see, including the fallen angels.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Peggy W., thank you for pinning and sharing this article! Many blessings for you and your family this Easter!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Poetryman6969, thank you for reading and commenting on this article! What you say is certainly something to think about.

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is certainly an interesting subject as one can readily see from the many comments. Will be pinning this to Awesome HubPages and will give this another share. Hope you have a Happy Easter!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Patricia (pstraubie48), thank you for reading, voting on, and sharing this article and always for the angels! Appreciate your thoughts and agree with all that has happened and keeps happening there must be at least a teeny fire where all that smoke is coming from . . .

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      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      A little while back I think the CIA admitted to piloting many of the UFOs back in the 50s. But what about the ones they did not pilot?

      I think that at present we would have a hard time discerning between a space alien and a time traveler. There is an old saying that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. What this and concepts like evolution imply is that if "humans" from sufficiently far in the future came to visit us here in the past, both they and their technology could appear completely alien to us.

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      Why not? Why could it not be possible? Like you since my earliest years this has been a topic of interest with me. I just think there have been too many reported incidents to lead us to conclude that they are not among us and/ or traveling back and forth to their home.

      Interesting read, AuFait.

      This is always a great topic for discussion.

      Voted up+++ and shared

      Angels are on the way to you this evening ps

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Colorfulone, thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts on this issue! Some people who say they are already among us also say they look just like us so they don't stand out! Are they our friends? Or here to take advantage of us? Or as Stephen Hawking says, should we fear them? Glad you enjoyed this article!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      IslandBites, thank you for stopping by!

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      IslandBites 2 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Interesting hub!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Peggy W for tweeting and sharing this article! It is certainly something to think about when so many credible people say extraterrestrials are already here.

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      Susie Lehto 2 years ago from Minnesota

      I too believe they are here, because I have studied about extraterrestrials for several years and am convinced. Excellent article!

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is such an interesting hub as are many of the comments you are receiving. Sharing this again and will give it another tweet.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Patty Inglish, thank you for taking time to read, and to share your thoughts on this controversial issue. I have had some strange experiences, no abductions that I know of, but I'm undecided about writing about them. I don't claim to know what was involved in my experiences. There may be a perfectly ordinary explanation. I prefer to think so since I'm not all that convinced, like Stephen Hawking, that all aliens that might visit this planet are 'friendly.'

      Hope you're having a great holiday!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      DealForALiving, thank you for reading and leaving a comment! Did you ever see the Twilight Zone about the episode "How to Serve Man?" Everyone was falling in line and thinking how wonderful the aliens were until they discovered that book about How to Serve Man was a cookbook.

      Stephen Hawking has said a couple of years ago at least, that we should perhaps be more leery of aliens as they may not be so friendly as we imagine and may in fact have less than friendly intentions toward us if they bother with us at all. Very interesting subject for sure . . .

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      PegCole17, thank you for coming by and commenting. Glad you enjoyed reading. It is a very controversial issue for sure.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Gods Provision, thank you for coming by and sharing your opinion!

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Peggy W, thank you for commenting and sharing this article on Twitter, Google+, and HP!

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      Patty Inglish 2 years ago from North America

      Gordon Cooper has been one of my favorite astronauts and John Glenn also saw evidence of what may have been extraterrestrials. It's all exciting and I am waiting to greet alien life if and when such life unveils itself to us more openly. My only UFO experience was probably an experimental aircraft made right here in Central Ohio at a North American Rockwell in the early 1980s.

      In Glenn's first flights and orbits in space, he saw unique-looking lights following beside his vehicle. NASA reported that these lights were not from any living thing, but the public did not fully believe that. At age 93, Glenn is still teaching at the University here in Central Ohio, but does not speak about those lights. Perhaps he will talk about them again.

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      Sam Deal 2 years ago from Earth

      It's an exciting thought, especially given how most people can't fathom the idea of an other-worldly being.

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      Peg Cole 2 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Stopped by to revisit this interesting hub and read over the volume of comments. It is enjoyable to view how others feel about these possibilities.

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      Jeremy n Michelle 2 years ago from Texas

      Bible's been sayin that for thousands of years. lol! I'm glad humans finally agree.

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Came back to do some sharing of this article on twitter, G+ and will once again share. Very good article you have written here and it is certainly getting some interesting comments.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Shyron, thank you for stopping by, for the votes and the share. I have seen some strange things over the years too, and sometimes wonder if I should write about them . . . Blessings to you also, and hope you can be in a nice cool place today.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      MG Singh, thank you for coming by and commenting! I think most people believe there are intelligent beings elsewhere in the universe because it is so vast. It would be arrogant (IMHO) to imagine we humans on this planet are the only such beings in all that space.

      So the question is not so much whether intelligent beings exist elsewhere in the universe, but whether there are such extraterrestrial beings observing us, visiting our planet, or actually living among us. What does the sacred Gita say about that?

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      MG Singh 3 years ago from Singapore

      Nice hub, but the bottom line is the Gita which says that there are other beings in the universe and I believe it.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, this is a fantastic subject. My stepson and his children saw a UFO in South Elgin and it was reported in the Chicago paper and Kevin and his children saw it.

      Voted up, UABI and shared

      Blessings to you

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for coming by Sam (samowhamo). How does a lizard-like person disguise themselves as a human? Wouldn't they have scales or beady eyes or something that would give them away?

      I can see how extremely advanced 'people' might be able to appear looking different than they do in fact look, but why would they want to fit in with humans anyway?

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait. To me 60 degrees or higher is my ideal temperature. There is another race of aliens that I have heard of known as the Reptilians which are lizard people who supposedly are living among us in disguise as humans.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for stopping by Sam.

      Prometheus sounds like it has aliens like those that were found after the spacecraft crash in Roswell. I doubt a bunch of aliens who crashed their spacecraft or their cohorts would be capable of creating an intelligent life form, but I guess truth can be stranger than fiction.

      I was just reminding you to monitor your questions. Yes, if you weren't a member of HP all of your articles would disappear. Glad you are enjoying great weather and getting outside. Here, our weather is not really normal. We usually have consistently hot weather by now, but for some reason this year we are getting some cooler days mixed in. I'm not complaining. 60 degrees F. for the high during the day would suit me perfectly.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait. Your comment reminds me of a movie that I saw called Prometheus. Its about humans discovering aliens. They learn that the aliens (they call them Engineers) created the human race as well as all other life on Earth making the aliens god-like. They look almost exactly like humans except they are taller, they have pure white skin, their eyes are different from human eyes (I forgot how their eyes are different but I think they are either all black or their pupils are a different shape) and they have no hair anywhere on their bodies.

      If a planet has conditions on it similar to Earth than yes it could produce similar life.

      I have picked the best answers to my questions and answered them. Sorry I didn't do that earlier but the weather here has been so lovely lately that I have been out enjoying it (I guess I have been a bit lazy on my hubpage lately but I am still a member of hubpages).

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for stopping by Sam (samowhamo). Yes, I have heard about Kepler-186f. Since it is even more ideal for life than Earth, according to some scientists, I wonder if it has some human or human-like intelligent beings there? Wouldn't that be an exciting discovery if they looked just like us, but were just a few eons more evolved?

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      I recently read that they found an Earth-like planet and its the most Earth-like one yet. The conditions on it are pretty good for supporting life, its sun is not too far or too close and it may have water.

      By the way I have fixed the comment section on my new article (I forgot to put the comment section in) so you can leave your comment there now. Hope you are well Au Fait.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Good to see you Sam! I have heard of the multi-universe theory, and Star Trek the First Generation even did a segment on it. I think this whole world is a huge puzzle and nothing would surprise me. Where did everything that we think of as reality come from? Where did God come from? For a person who believes in the big bang of evolution, where did all the particles and dust etc. come from that turned into what it is now? What is the ultimate origin of everything in our world? Everything.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Have you ever heard of the multiverse theory. Its the theory that there are other universes besides this one based on the finite or infinite possibilities that exist in time and space. For example in this universe America won WW2 but maybe in another universe Germany won. Another example would be that in this universe cartoon characters are not real but in another universe they could be as real as you and me.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      You're most welcome Sam.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait the link to my Pinterest account is on now thank you for your help.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Sam, for pinning this article and stopping by to let me know.

      To post a link on your profile page (what you are referring to as your "front page" here on HP), go to your profile page and click on 'edit.'

      Open another window on your computer and go to your Pinterest page. Copy the URL of that page and then paste it into the space on your profile page on HP where it says 'Links.' Once you have located 'Links' on your profile page (it's right under your 'Bio,' go down to where it says 'Pinterest.' Paste the URL from your main Pinterest page in that box.

      Next, go down to the bottom of your profile page and click on 'save changes.'

      Then go back up to the top of the profile page to the drop down menu under 'Samowhamo.' Click on 'my profile.'

      When your profile page comes back up (refreshes) check the upper right corner where it says "also follow me on" to see if an icon for Pinterest is there. If it is, click on it and see if it takes you to the page you want it to take people to on your Pinterest account. If it does, then you're all set. If it doesn't, then go through these instructions again to make sure you didn't leave something out.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Hi Au Fait i just wanted to let you know that I have started my own Pinterest account (I will post a link to it on my front page when I figure out how) and I have pinned this to my Xenobiology (A.K.A. The Study Of Aliens) board this article is interesting.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Sam (samowhamo) thank you for your continued interest in strange possibilities in our world.

      I don't really worry about our world being deleted, if in fact it were a computer simulation. If that happened none of us would know it. We'd simply cease to exist -- unless we're just living our lives in our minds anyway and actually sitting in a nice safe classroom somewhere.

      God says in the Bible that we are in His hands and safe so long as we have faith in Him. Nothing on this planet can kill our souls and that is the part of us that is truly us -- our intelligence, our emotions, our thoughts, and our experiences, etc. We just live in these human bodies much like we live in houses and apartments. We can't move around from body to body like we do houses etc., but when we die we will leave these bodies behind like an empty husk.

      Regardless of whether our world is a computer simulation or not, I believe God is in charge and see to our safety as He promised. That is what faith is all about. Trusting that God is in charge of our lives and that He will do as He promised if we accept His offer to us.

      Yes, scientists are human and therefore fallible. All this is interesting to consider, but there is no proof and probably won't be any ironclad proof in your lifetime. So relax and get a good sleep.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait. The thing that bothers me about the idea of living inside a simulation is the possibility that it could be deleted than what would happen to us. Most of the experts on the idea however say that its unlikely it would be deleted for a few reasons though its not impossible. I still don't believe we are living in a simulation though even though people say that there is more evidence emerging that we might be living in one that doesn't mean the evidence is true because evidence can be misinterpreted and false either intentionally or unintentionally and its also possible that this supposed evidence they have could also just be unknown laws of science and physics that we don't know yet. For example some people say that there are codes of some kind in the universe well that doesn't mean that it's a simulation the universe is capable of making those codes itself and not all people who say the universe is a simulation believe it literally is a simulation some believe it is only in a metaphorical sense.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for stopping by Sam (samowhamo). I don't know where proof of our world being a computer simulation would come from. It is all based on the judgment of inferior beings. As you know, science, by it's nature, is always learning new things and making new discoveries which in turn reflect on what they thought was 'fact' previously, but which sometimes (more often than you think) has to be modified or changed as a result of the new information.

      Since everything is science as in life itself is constantly changing, I fail to see how it would be possible for humans to determine we are living in a computer simulated world or that we ourselves have somehow created that world.

      I think it would be interesting if in fact this world were computer simulated. If it were that would seem to indicate intelligent design and that what we who believe think of as God does in fact exist and is in charge just as He says He is. If in fact this world is a computer simulation, what would be the purpose of that? Is it a way of helping people learn things first hand without having to be in danger of any kind? Is it simply someone's entertainment? Is this world in fact, a giant classroom? There are lots of possibilities. I don't think they're so much scary as interesting and thought provoking.

      Since science is still in the early stages judging by the fact that we can't control even the simplest things (common cold, flu, cancer, diabetes, birth defects both physical and mental, etc.) I would be truly amazed if science were capable of proving this world is a computer simulation.

      Hope 2014 will be a great year for you and your family Sam! Take care . . .

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Something else I wanted to ask you. People are saying that there is more evidence that we are in a simulation created by an intelligent designer or designers. If they say there is proof does that necessarily mean that it really is proof or is it possible that it could just be misinterpretation.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Some people have come out with videos and papers saying that there is evidence that we are probably living in a simulation somehow made by us. Here is a link to a video if you are interested.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDl-CqkjhmY

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      My dreams often feel very real. If they didn't deal with the same things I deal with in this world I might think I was taking a break from this world and going back to the one I really belong in for a little while (the plot thickens).

      Since a simulated world doesn't negate God and it could be a way of us learning and moving forward, I think it could be possible, but we're a long way from proving that just as with all the other theories out there. Not anything worth losing sleep over.

      Take care . .

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Another theory that I wanted to mention is called the Simulation Hypothesis. The Simulation Hypothesis is a theory that the reality that we are living is a computer simulation made up by evolved humans known as post-humans, aliens or intelligent machines. There is also a similar hypothesis known as the Dream Hypothesis which is the theory that we are living in a dream. Transhumanists sometimes argue and debate over the Simulation Hypothesis arguing and debating how its true or false, probable or improbable and likely or unlikely.

      I don't believe in the Simulation Hypothesis or the Dream Hypothesis. If we were living in a simulation than I don't think post-humans or aliens or intelligent machines would want us to know or even think that its a simulation I don't know how strong that argument is but that's my argument and I think that if we were living in a dream we would eventually know about it because last time I checked dreams don't feel this real. What are your views Au Fait and how likely do you think these theories are true or false and if you are interested here is a link to what it says on Wikipedia.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simulation_hypothesis

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Sam, for reading this article and theorizing about this issue. What you say is possible, but I rather think they look at us as we look on the lower creatures on our planet -- not worth interacting or exchanging ideas/information with.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Shyron, for the votes, the shares, etc. The presidents didn't just see UFOs, they admitted that aliens exist and that they're watching us.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      Some people ask if aliens do exist why haven't they made contact with us. Well there are actually a number of theories why they haven't contacted us one of the best theories is known as the Zoo Hypothesis. The Zoo Hypothesis is the theory that the reason why aliens don't contact us is because they believe that contacting us would disturb and interfere with our natural evolution and development and that once human civilization reaches a certain stage of technological, scientific, political and ethical development they will contact and interact with us.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for stopping by Rebeccamealey!

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      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Intriguing and spine chilling.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, this is always interesting, with the presidents seeing UFOs.

      Voted up A/I and sharing, also posted on fb.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Sam (Samowhamo) for explaining some of the different kinds of life, different from our own that is, that could possibly exist. I doubt most people would recognize that they were in the presence of alien life if they were very different from ourselves. They could exist beside us without our even knowing.

      Lots of people seem to think at least some of the alien life that has visited here, or may even be living here amongst us looks just like us, so we think they are one of us . . .

      Hope all is well with you and your family.

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      samowhamo 3 years ago

      This reminds me of something that my dad thinks about aliens. My dad think that a person would have to be crazy not to believe in aliens. There are billions of planets in this galaxy alone and there are billions of galaxies in the whole universe each one containing billions of planets which means that there are so many planets in the whole universe that's its impossible for humans to count them all Earth can't be the only one with life on it. My dad also says that God is a creator (so says the Bible) and if God is a creator then why would he put all of his eggs (life) in one basket (Earth) wouldn't it make more sense for God to put life on other planets too.

      Aliens don't have to have science and technology like what we see in the movies they could but they don't have to they could also be some kind of animal life or planet life or even microscopic life. Life here on Earth is carbon based life meaning carbon is one of the key ingredients for life on Earth but life can also be made from other elements such as silicone making it silicone based life it wouldn't be life as we understand life here on Earth but it would still be life.

      In the movie Alien (that movie directed by Ridley Scott with Sigourney Weaver staring in it) they find out that the alien is a silicone based life form because it sheds its cells and replaces them with polarized silicone (I know that only a movie but there is some evidence that silicone based life might be possible). Its also possible that life on other planets could be very much like life here on Earth if the conditions on that planet were similar to the conditions here on Earth.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Deborah-Diane for reading and sharing your experience and thoughts on this issue! Also for pinning this article. I think it is so cool that you were able to visit the Mayan ruins. You should write an article for HP about that. While I have nothing to back it up, I often think 'aliens' are living among us and that we may be rubbing shoulders, figuratively speaking, with them everyday.

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      Deborah-Diane 3 years ago from Orange County, California

      This is very interesting. I wrote an article on another site about the research regarding aliens, UFO's and Area 51. There is credible evidence out there that aliens have not only visited, but we have had some kind of interaction with them. I also visited the Mayan ruins, including Palenque, which is sometimes referred to as the tomb of the spaceman. The carving on his sarcophagus definitely looks like an American space capsule from the 1960s. Thanks for your informative article. I am posting this to my Interesting Articles board.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      psbhatt, thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts on this article! If a person thinks about it, there are a lot of different possibilities where alien life with intelligence is concerned.

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      PISUPATI SRINIVAS BHATT 4 years ago from HYDERABAD

      Aliens are definitely advanced than us if they belonged to older civilizations. But they would have also realized the follies of invading us as they may not have back up resources to such campaigns. They too have to travel incredible distances to control us billions of humans and rule us. Note this from a fellow who might have been an alien in his past life.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Night-night time for me. Hope you're having a good evening, Sam. Will check when I wake up to see if you've any newly published hubs. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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      samowhamo 4 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait well its starting to heal now and most of the dead skin has pealed off. In addition to that Man Playing God hub earlier today I wrote a hub called Why I Love Dinosaurs

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Sam, hope that burn is much better now and in future remember your sun protection and that vinegar helps sooth in the event you get burned again.

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      samowhamo 4 years ago

      Thank you Au Fait. I am going to do more prehistoric articles I just have not been in a writing mood lately because of my sunburn but its healing now and it doesn't hurt anymore.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you samowhamo, for reading and commenting on this hub. Appreciate you candor, especially since you seem to have a scientific kind of mind from what I can tell. You really need to write more hubs about prehistoric times and the like. I really enjoy reading them.

      Agree that with so many planets in the universe, many that we haven't even discovered yet, along with undiscovered solar systems, etc., that it is arrogance to imagine we are alone. Especially in such a vast universe.

      I think if people would read their Bibles instead of using them for coffee table books to impress guests, or a doorstop, they would see that even the Bible says that God gave all of His worlds (plural) to His Son. For some reason people who can't deal with the idea of more than one planet and one civilization in the universe like to think the s on the end of world is a typo -- the ones that even know it's there.

      I don't know if extraterrestrials are here among us, but I'd bet they're out there somewhere, and if they're far advanced from ourselves, and there's no reason to think they couldn't be, then they may be watching us from home -- sort of like reality TV. :) Why come to this messed up planet if you can watch us destroy ourselves safely from home?

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      samowhamo 4 years ago

      Very interesting. I believe absolutely that aliens exist in fact I think a person would have to be crazy not to think there is life on another planet there are more planets in the universe then humans can possibly count Earth can't be the only one with life on it.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      samowhamo, that's a great promotion for your hub, now what have you to say about this hub?

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      samowhamo 4 years ago

      If you are interested Au Fait I have just written an article about werewolves (which I think could be real) if you would like to read.

      http://samowhamo.hubpages.com/hub/Whos-Afriad-Of-T...

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you samowhamo (Sam) for reading and commenting on this hub. I'm really not into fiction. I read it a lot, including science fiction, when I was younger, but now I'm more interested in reading about reality. I'm not sure science fiction can come up with anything more unusual or strange than reality does where extraterrestrials, aliens, and space ships are concerned.

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      samowhamo 4 years ago

      Interesting article I absolutely do believe in aliens. If you are interested in aliens and science fiction I just finished an article about some aliens of my own. You can call me Sam if you like.

      http://samowhamo.hubpages.com/hub/My-Spore-Creatio...

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you rasta1 for reading and commenting on this article. Many people wonder just like you, why the existence of aliens from other planets is being kept a secret -- if in fact they are here and if in fact they are from a different planet(s?). You ask a good question and many people would like to know the answer.

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      Marvin Parke 4 years ago from Jamaica

      A very convincing article. The question is if they do exist, why are they being kept a secret? The spaceships people see may be inter-terrestrial technology.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you nanderson500 for reading and commenting on this hub! It is more difficult to poo-poo an astronaut who knows his stuff, knows what he's looking at, and who has been there. They went out on a limb to report what they saw and experienced and I think they are/were sincere.

      I rather think what one of my commenters said a few days ago makes sense. I think the aliens are us -- another words people like us who look like us, but who are extremely advanced compared to us and probably the reason we are here.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Sneha Sunny, thank you for reading and commenting on this hub. I think it's possible that the reason we can't find proof of aliens in our environment is because they may very well be us. A more advanced civilization of our own species and so they look just like us. Just as we are more advanced than some people on this planet, so there may be other people on planets nearby who are more advanced than ourselves.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Brett.Tesol for reading, commenting, voting on, and sharing this hub in all those different ways! I, too, have read about the theory that this is a planet colonized by people who are our ancestors and they live elsewhere in the universe and still keep their eye on us. There are so many different possibilities . . .

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      nanderson500 4 years ago from Seattle, WA

      This subject has always interested me. Good article. Not sure what to think about these astronauts' claims.

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      Sneha Sunny 4 years ago from India

      Very interesting hub! I'm a believer of science but like you I too don't have the answer whether aliens exist or not, or if they landed on Earth or not. But if we can exist, then why can't they?? We evolved from some non-living things because the environment of our planet was suitable for certain reactions and then growth. So, isn't it possible that similar or even better conditions are available in some other distant galaxy (resulting in a better or poor forms than us)?? We never know until we actually reach that planet(s), vice versa. But till then I would like to say there's definitely a possibility of their existence. The space is never-ending with god-only-knows how many galaxies and planets (which is not even know to us)!

      Thanks for sharing this interesting hub! :)

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      Brett Caulton 4 years ago from Thailand

      An interesting article. Once take on 'aliens' that I particularly like is that they are in fact 'us'. As we have mucked up this earth and already considered alternatives, this could have happened before and they are 'overseeing' the new generations. This is a strange twist, but one I could see being likely. That said, the universe is so HUGE, that other life definitely exists out there.

      Shared, pinned, tweeted, up and interesting.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Torrilynn, thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment! Glad you found this hub of interest.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you PegCole17 for reading and commenting on this hub and for sharing your views on this subject. Agree that given the immensity of our universe it's hard to imagine there aren't more intelligent life forms out there.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Rebeccamealey, thank you for reading and commenting on this hub! How could extraterrestrials from another world get here if they weren't more advanced than we are? We've only scratched the surface on space travel. It wouldn't surprise me if aliens didn't just see us as an infestation of this planet since our intelligence compared to their own is like our compared to ants.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you moonlake, for reading, commenting, voting on, and sharing this hub! I used to live out in the sticks in Central Wisconsin where the population is fairly thin. I, too have seen UFOs and some very strange things and happenings, and I wasn't always alone when they happened. Maybe someday I'll write about some of them. It doesn't seem logical that we would be the only intelligent life in this whole humongous universe we live in where we are but a tiny dot.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for stopping by Jimmy. Glad you found this hub of interest. I frankly think any intelligent extraterrestrial beings would be far advanced compared to ourselves if they are able to get from their world to ours and us not even know they're here. I suspect they might see us more as in infestation than an intelligent life form -- sometimes I see their point! ;) I doubt there is anything we could do at this time to stop them from doing whatever they chose to do if they were to be hostile towards us.

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      torrilynn 4 years ago

      nice article

      really great information and theories

      that you have included in your hub

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      Peg Cole 4 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Hello Au fait. Well done on the presentation of possibilities here. I've often wondered why our leaders disregard the accounts of credible people and cover up the evidence or conveniently lose the films and pictures taken. We are fooling ourselves to believe that out of the many planets in our solar system and those beyond that we are the only life forms in existence. One day we will know for sure.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Verrrrry interesting! And I like your deduction that the aliens would have to be more advanced than us!

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      I've seen UFO's so a I believe in them and I think they're watching us. Great hub voted up and shared.

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      Jimmy 4 years ago

      Gun control makes pro gun people who don't own them buy them. Guns flowing off the shelf. The government is smart enough to know what an anti-gun push will do. Black triangles being seen everywhere. We are spending our money like it just doesn't matter, well after we are invaded, cash money will be worthless, we will be trading in food, ammo, and chicklets.

      Gaming industry shifting from COD to alien battling to train the young gamers. No country could go get here by boat without getting totally blown up. Our military rocks.

      Who are they preparing us to fight again? Not Marshall law. They would have to get our guns, not get us to have more guns. New York having strictest gun control is strategy, scare everyone who will survive the initial attack. New York is the capital of the world, the terrorists struck here first, the aliens will too!

      Global warming making the planet livable for possibly only 100 years or less, time for the great alien race to farm this world for all it's worth, since it is now a limited resource.

      I'm downloading Earth Defense Force 2017 for my playstation vita as we speak. And filling everything I can with water. I'm ready. Are you? Why would the powers to be remaster a crappy Videogame and port it to the playstation vita unless it was to save us ALL!?!?!?!

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Jen, for reading and commenting on this hub. Could be that aliens have purposely 'genetically engineered' themselves to look like us to fit in better and more easily take over our planet. It is something to think about, but even if it's true, what are we going to do about it?

      If aliens are here they are almost certainly far advanced compared to ourselves giving us little chance of overpowering them even if we could tell them apart from ourselves.

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      Jen 4 years ago

      My goodness, but this is an interesting hub. Now that your Misters Cooper and Mitchell have said they believe extraterrestrials are here, I'm not sure I'll be able to sleep at night. And even President Reagan thought they were here? That might mean that they look just like us, and then how do we know who is who? A lot to think about.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Peggy W for reading, commenting, voting, and especially sharing this hub. Appreciate you sharing your thoughts also.

      When Lewis & Clark conducted their expedition to explore our western territories, they always killed, cooked, and ate any new species they found to see if it had any use. Just as many humans look down on other animals and think of them as inferior and nowhere near as developed in any way, I suspect any aliens capable of traveling here would view us the same way.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you sgbrown, for reading, commenting and voting on this hub! I like to read the comments on hubs too. Glad you found this hub interesting. Agree that it is food for thought.

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      I would tend to believe the astronaughts before I would the politicians! I agree, why should we believe that we are the only beings created in this universe or others. This was very interesting, I really enjoyed reading your hub as well as all the comments! Great job! Up and interesting! :)

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      To my way of thinking when credible figures like several of our astronauts, airplane pilots, etc. claim to have seen UFO's, we should at least listen to them. Why should our planet in the entire universe be the only one populated with life? It makes more sense that there are probably others. Also...if they can travel here, yet we cannot yet travel that far...they are definitely more advanced than we are at the present time.

      As warring as our planet is with people killing one another and not caring for others...we must seem like such barbarians to them!

      Up and interesting votes and sharing.

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      C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you for reading, commenting, and for your insights Becky Bruce!

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      Becky Bruce 4 years ago from San Diego, CA

      Such an interesting topic! Aliens are an interesting and mysterious entity. We know nothing about them- not even if they really exist- yet we have an idea of what they look like painted in our popular culture! For all we know, maybe we are the aliens ;) Still... if they don't exist so much other stuff gets unexplained... there's got to be something else out there... great hub, voting up! :)

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Timetraveler2: Or maybe they're the reason for the mess! No way of knowing if they are friendly or hostile. Possible they look just like us and are slowly taking over the planet. Since we don't know anything about them, and our government won't come clean about them, there's no way to know what may be going on. Maybe they're just a figment of our overworked imaginations!

      Thank you for your comments!

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      TIMETRAVELER2 5 years ago

      Well, maybe if there ARE aliens watching us, they can help us to work through the mess that is earth today! Nicely done hub.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Sparkster. Was going to 'follow' you but discovered I already am!

      I tend to agree with you. I have had some strange experiences also, but thought it better not to write about them. I have lived in a lot of places way out in the boonies.

      But I plan to work my way through your hubs as I just took a quick look and you have several on this subject that look really interesting.

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      Marc Hubs 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Good write-up. UFO's are definitely a reality, they are abundant throughout thousands of years of history.

      And seeing as though we don't seem to know much about them except that they are a very advanced technology, plus due to an experience I once had, I am strongly inclined to believe that extraterrestrials are interacting with us.

      Plus there's mountains of evidence.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Larry, for taking time to check out my hub and make comments. I hope you get the time to do some of that research one day soon. If you find anything really interesting, let me know.

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      Larry Fields 5 years ago from Northern California

      Good job, Au Fait. Voted up.

      I'm still undecided on the subject of UFO aliens. It would take a lot of research time to come to a meaningful conclusion, one way or the other. But if I do, this hub will be my starting point.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Shyron, for coming by and checking out my hub. As you can see, I've listed a lot of good references where you can get more information on this subject. Hope they will answer some of your questions. Let me know if you find anything really good that I may have missed!

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Madmilker: Love your analogy of comparing our politicians to turnips, although you may be giving them more credit than they deserve! ;)

      I thought you expressed yourself quite well in your remarks. If I were you, I’d give writing a go. I very much enjoyed reading your remarks and I think other people did too, given that the number of page views on that hub jumped once your remarks were published.

      Relax. I have no tattoos or piercings, and like you, I see them as graffiti and body vandalism. I would never do either to mine.

      I do have a close relationship with God, but for me that tends to encompass a lot of mercy and forgiveness because I’m surly one of the worst sinners on this planet. No, I’m not a murderer or a thief, but I tend to be impatient and sarcastic. If I am forgiving and merciful, perhaps I will receive the same . . .

      Thank you for your kind compliments regarding both my age and my writing ability. I wish more people could see me through your eyes.

      Give writing a try. Seriously, I think you wrote some very good remarks and got your points across very well. No one I know was born knowing how to write. It takes practice. I would say you have a flare for grabbing people’s attention and a unique style. Take advantage of it. No one gets famous by being a carbon copy of someone else. It’s the people who develop their unique attributes who stand out. What do you have to lose by trying?

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      Shyron 5 years ago

      This is an interesting subject, and I want to read more about UFOs.

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      madmilker 5 years ago

      Au fait ....for the life of me...

      I can't see Americans voting for jack@ and elephants year after year and think that either is gonna get US out of this mess.

      Whether elephant or jack@...

      they all turnips when it comes to the interest of what was written some 235 years ago.

      51% of the American people are to busy buying cigarettes, beer, NASCAR & Lotto tickets to even take the time to vote....

      16% are gonna vote straight jack@ or elephant regardless the name on the ballot....

      and the remaining 33% will cross back and forth between the trunk of the elephant and the @ of the jack and really screw up everything....

      alien: [adj. 1. Owing political allegiance to another country or government]

      Guess you to young to remember what Soviet Leader Khrushchev told Ezra Taft Benson the United States Secretary of Agriculture back when Dwight D. Eisenhower was living in that big white house...

      “You Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept communism out right, but we’ll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you’ll finally wake up and find you already have communism. We won’t have to fight you. We’ll so weaken your economy until you fall like over-ripe fruit into our hands.”

      nor have you read that article by Lance Winslow with the title "The Flow of Trade in a Global Economy".....

      Young Americans need to be studying more of that and what Michael Hodges has on his The Grandfather Economic Report pages....

      It's really sad....

      the Almighty puts everyone here on Mother Earth with not an original sin in their head nor any kind of freaky tattoo on their pure clean body....

      not even a shirt on their back....

      everyone is born naked as a J-bird...

      and it's up to everyone to keep their body pure, their head clear of sin and to put a shirt on their back.....

      and after all these years....

      look at US now.

      really sad!!

      half don't believe in anything....

      twenty-five of that 100% get dipped in water in order to rid them of the original sin that had been imbedded in their soul before they awoke on Earth....

      and the other twenty-five percentage go about disfiguring their pure clean beautiful bodies with graffiti, fill their heads with as much sin as possible and have the ba!!s to sit out in front of the other seventy-five percentage and crow about it....

      and none knowing what they gonna have to have on that long journey after they leave Mother Earth....

      Love your writing!!

      I wish I could do that.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Why, do you think our members of Congress may be aliens and that is why some of them do not seem to have our best interests at heart, but rather their own?

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      madmilker 5 years ago

      aliens !!!

      duh!

      I wouldn't snap your fingers walking down the Brumidi Corridors....

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      You might be surprised at how many people do not generally know what is in this hub. The same people who do not recognize and understand sarcasm, do not 'know' what is included in this hub either (great hub by Peter Leeper). Yes, I have given a lot of good references for people to check out on their own, and I hope they follow through.

      Thank you Derdriu, for taking time to read and comment on this hub! I appreciate it very much.

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      Derdriu 5 years ago

      Au fait, What an innovative, informative, intriguing summary of the possibilities of alien existence on Planet Earth! You do a great job of presenting what generally is known. Each one of your readers has the groundwork for looking further into this puzzling matter.

      Thank you for sharing, voted up + all,

      Derdriu

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Davidwork: Thank you for your comments and additions to the discussion. No doubt lots of things have explanations, but I tend to think our astronauts wouldn't make things up about things they saw while in space, nor would they likely mistake them for known phenomena. I've added links to the referenced astronaut's interviews if you'd like to watch them. Anyway, I very much appreciate your additional information, and your taking the time to post it here!

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you again Dave, for some very thought provoking comments. Using magnetic fluxes to maneuver a craft around in space, both in atmosphere like Earth's, and outside of it, would never have occurred to me. Very interesting . . .

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Thank you Keith, for adding your comments to the conversation! When you get a chance I hope you'll watch the video interviews of the astronauts I provided links to . . .

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Angela Blair: Thank you for adding to the conversation of this hub. I have added links to astronaut interviews on video in case you would like to see what they had to say.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Rachelle Williams: Thank you for reading and making a comment!

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      Davidwork 5 years ago

      Au Fait,

      It’s impossible to know the truth about these stories of aliens and alien visits, but further to my theory of 1950’s ‘flying saucer’ sightings being secret military projects, here are links to two sites that you might find interesting.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avro_Canada_VZ-9_Avro...

      http://www.laesieworks.com/ifo/lib/USDiscWing.html

      The Germans also developed the first ‘Stealth ’ type aircraft during World War 2, and in the 1950’s, the US Air Force developed a ‘flying wing’ similar to the German stealth aircraft. Here are links to a couple of other interesting sites.

      http://sf260w.com/N/

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_YB-49

      I knew about these years ago. I believe that the US saucers and flying wing had successful test flights

      at the time.

      The rapidly moving lights are a bit more difficult to explain. I believe that they may be light reflections which are either natural phenomena or of human origin.

      I live in Liverpool UK. One warm summer night nearly 30 years ago, (yes, we do sometimes have warm summers here in the UK!) I saw what appeared to be oval shaped lights moving very rapidly above the road not far from my house. For a minute or two, I was transfixed by the lights, and then I noticed that they were moving in perfect unison with the headlights of cars passing by on the road below. In the warm night, there was a kind of ‘mirage’ effect that was reflecting the car headlights up into the air.

      Roswell and Area 51 are still mysteries, but here again, other than a number of witness statements which have never been conclusively verified, there is no concrete proof of an alien visit. A memo said to have originated from the FBI was released earlier this year, but again, there seems to be nothing else to back it up.

      Perhaps another Hubber with more information can comment on the memo?

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      David Carr 5 years ago

      Well this is very controversial for you Au Fait but very interesting all the same. Some facts that have not been noted though are: has anyone considered the number of differing species on this planet? Do "aliens" have to look and behave like us. I figure not whales for instance have far bigger brains than us and dolphins are far cleverer.

      As for a skeleton, do aliens have to be perfectly the same in looks as us?

      Space travel does not have to rely on rocket power this is only something that is available to us in the long-term. I worked on magnetics at college and during one of my positions at work and the theory as it is shown on paper is not true magnetism id a three-dimensional field around the object magnetised therefore could be used to steer around the universe using the magnetic fluxes from other planets. That's my theory anyway. Do I believe in aliens? Of course I do why should we be lucky enough to have all of this space to ourselves, but beware the aliens could be just as nasty as we are. Dave

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      Keith Storey 5 years ago

      This is a rather large subject of which your article barely scratches the surface.

      We all have our opinions on whether aliens or other life forms exist outside our planet.

      The plain fact is, no one knows for sure.

      Even if the Pope claimed he saw a space ship, I'll still question his drinking habits.

      As for our governments keeping secrets about aliens I cannot see why. Would everyone panic if we saw ET on the BBC news, the answer is no. Did we panic when there was only a 20 mile strip of water between us and Mr Adolf - no.

      Maybe if we saw the space ship blowing up London, then we might.

      Could spend all day debating the point Au Fait.

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      Angela Blair 5 years ago from Central Texas

      Wonderfully interesting and well researched HUB. I, personally believe aliens exist, flit around in the heavens and that our astronauts, among others, have seen them. I'm thus far not convinced they are living among us but am absolutely positive their technology makes us look like ants by comparison -- so, I can't say they don't. A most interesting subject! Best, Sis

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      Davidwork: You make some interesting points, but I'm not sure we're advanced enough to do some of the things observed UFOs can do. But, you may be right.

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      C E Clark 5 years ago from North Texas

      marriedwithdebt: I don't doubt they did see a spaceship. I think astronauts know what they're talking about. That's the business they're in. If they say it about aliens, I'm inclined to believe it. Thanks for your comments!

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      Rachelle Williams 5 years ago from Tempe, AZ

      Interesting and well researched.

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      Davidwork 5 years ago

      Hello Au Fait,

      I've been interested in astronomy and space science/travel since 1976. I've recently done a hub on extraterrestrial life, and our chances of making contact with it.

      I am convinced that there is life elsewhere in the universe, though I personally don't believe we've ever been visited by aliens.

      I believe that the aliens/ufo stories by the military were cover ups/red herrings to divert attention from secret military projects, especially during the Cold War.

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      marriedwithdebt 5 years ago from Illinois

      I am always interested when well known people come forward about this. Check out the report by Fife Symington, the former GOVERNOR of Arizona who believes he saw a spacecraft, along with hundreds of other Arizonans.

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