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What if God Was an Alien?
Do you think that life on Earth might have been seeded by extraterrestrials?
Genesis 1:1 states, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth." But who is this God that had the power to create life? Who created God? There are several theories out there which attempt to explain the origin of life on Earth. One such theory entertains the idea that life may have been seeded on Earth by extraterrestrial beings, which, if this theory is proven true, would mean that God was an alien.
There are three versions of the extraterrestrial seed theory on the origin of life on Earth. The first is that long ago a meteor fell to Earth, which contained at least one extra-planetary organism, from which life evolved into what we know today. The second is just as simple. Long ago Earth was visited by extraterrestrial beings, who may have left some bacteria behind, whether unintentional or planned we may never know, which then evolved to populate the Earth.
The third theory is a bit more complex. In 1976, a man by the name Zecharia Sitchin claimed that beings called Anunnaki from the planet Nibiru, the tenth planet in our solar system, whose strongly elliptical orbit brings it close to Earth approximately ever 3,500 years, visited the Earth around 485,000 years ago and engineered human beings by mixing their own DNA with that of homo erectus. The Anunnaki visit Earth every time their orbit brings them close enough to stop by and help us out, which according to Sitchen, can explain some strange messages in ancient Sumerian texts and artifacts that appear to reference these visitors and their activities among us. Several scientists, archaeologists and historians have since jumped on the bandwagon, supporting Sitchin's theory, expanding upon this idea to explain anything from strange references in the Hebrew Bible, to the strangely advanced society of the Mayans and Aztecs.
For many years, science has been striving to, once and for all come up with a proven explanation of the origin of life on Earth. Since none of our theories to date have been scientifically proven, the origin of life remains open to debate. Though some theories may seem far-fetched, it is important that we remain open to as many possibilities as possible. Sometimes the truth ends up being the simplest explanation, but sometimes the truth can come as a complete surprise.