[FPSPACE] Messages From Earth Beamed to Alien World
Porter, William R
wrporter at iupui.edu
Wed Oct 15 07:52:05 EDT 2008
Excuse me, I thought yesterday was when the Galactic Federation of Light was supposed to make 1st contact. Rats I guess I'll have to settle for the Apple announcement of new laptops.
From: fpspace-bounces at friends-partners.org [mailto:fpspace-bounces at friends-partners.org] On Behalf Of Keith Gottschalk
Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:50 AM
To: fpspace at friends-partners.org
Subject: [FPSPACE] Messages From Earth Beamed to Alien World
Why George 3, Hitler, etc?
How do you know that planet Gliese 581c is not inhabited by clones of Carl Sagan & NASA administrators, who will eagerly seize on our radio message to lobby for far bigger budgets for their SETI & spacelifht
plans! :) :) :)
>>>> "James Oberg" <jameseoberg at comcast.net> 10/14/08 9:43 PM >>>
>As the saying goes, whenever you point a finger at somebody, you're
>pointing three of them back at yourself.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jens Kieffer-Olsen" <dstdba at post4.tele.dk>
>To: <fpspace at friends-partners.org>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 1:20 PM
>Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] Messages From Earth Beamed to Alien World
>>> Today, messages from Earth were beamed specifically at an alien
>>> considered capable of supporting life, the planet Gliese 581c, a
>>> "super-Earth" located approximately 20 light years from us.
>> Odd that these nutters don't appreciate the risk that alien
>> civilizations with a very high probability could be governed by
>> dimwits such like King George III, Adolf Hitler, Joe Stalin, or even
>> Sarah Palin!
>> >> --
>> Jens Kieffer-Olsen
>> Slagelse, Denmark
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