Adrian W Kingsley-Hughes
Argus Station (currently under construction) IO73vf95
SETI League VOLCOR:Cymru/Wales
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Klaes [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 8:14 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; Seti (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: SETI The Drake Equation - Theology
> To add to my own post - along with the image of a
> human nailed to two pieces of wood, imagine adding
> the explanation: "This is how we once treated a being
> who declared he came to visit us from a more advanced
> This is why most serious ASETI contact scenarios
> start out with basic mathematics.
> At 02:54 PM 05/21/1999 -0400, Larry Klaes wrote:
> >Imagine an image of Christ nailed on the cross being
> >sent to an ETI with the words "This is the primary
> >symbol of one of the major human religions of Earth".
> >At 07:47 PM 05/21/1999 +0100, Adrian W Kingsley-Hughes wrote:
> >>> something important to Seti. If and when we receive a signal,
> >>> what might it
> >>> consist of? A religious message might be the content. It is
> >>It's possible - but then again all bets in this arena are
> a-priori. A
> >>religious message is likely to be ambiguous.
> >>We've not fared well on earth trying to promote one
> religion over another -
> >>an advanced civilization is likely to have been burned
> internally just as we
> >>have and think twice about it.
> >>Imagine if we sent a greeting with religious content
> tomorrow. How many
> >>people would it upset?
> >>Adrian W Kingsley-Hughes
> >>Argus Station (currently under construction) IO73vf95
> >>SETI League VOLCOR:Cymru/Wales