UFO Mythology Meets History

The Mass Panic Over ETs Myth

Would people really freak out when they learn that ETs are real?

Accompanying the rise of public awareness of UFOs in the late 1940s was the idea that people will panic in the streets at the idea that there are extraterrestrials. This assumption is still a frequent part of conversations about UFOs and is central to multiple narratives about the phenomena, in particular the Disclosure narrative. But would there really be a mass panic when we learn that we are not alone…

--

--

--

Philosophy is a way of life and the unphilosophical life in not worth living.

Recommended from Medium

The impact of people on society:

Being an American, Christian, or Both: A Fundamental Problem of “Can” v. “Should”

A New COVID-19 Effect: Flexibility

Do You Want To Make A Point Or Do You Want To Make A Difference?

Variety is Life: The Pandemic Shows the Virtue of Diversity

Is the Tide Turning? What Tide?

We Must Have the Courage to Reject Confirmation Bias (Part II)

confirmation bias Deel part 2

Working Hard is a Joke

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Douglas Giles, PhD

Douglas Giles, PhD

Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

More from Medium

The Fifth Dimension, the Spirit and Incarnation

How Disproving God’s Existence Fails

The Fulfilment of Consciousness

A Russian Pub Owner, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and the Beauty of an Open Society