I find the thought of human civilization attempting to dialogue with unknown entities floating around in the vast expanse of outer space incredibly beautiful. And then to get a response!
Why I left the Border Patrol to study UFOs
Sean Polk
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Thinking of the unknown as a a learning opportunity, a source and target of empathy and beauty instead of fear — what an amazing change such an attitude could work in our world!

The Social Network author Ben Mezrich is similarly enchanted with the possibility of finding companion species in the sky — watch his TEDxBeaconStreet talk about UFOs here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKhVssiygA

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