Rise up with the son, labor until the work is done.
Quote source: Every successful Farmer.
Today I want to talk a little crazy as I feel a bit more creative and want to play with things, to do a stream of thoughts that have been on my mind lately.
I watched Neil Degrasse Tyson pay an homage to Carl Sagan with Seth McFarlane with COSMOS and something he said stirred me.
It woke something with a twist of facts and inspiration… a moment of clarity.
A moment of clarity has been known to breathe life into these little mortals beings who inhabit the 3rd planet from the Sun.
What would it be like to find out that we are being studied by another civilization who is just outside our solar system, in that we find them sending and receiving signals… then one day we connect with them?
Where should we as a species begin to communicate with beings of at least an order or three orders of magnitude more advanced than us?
Harnessing the power of what we might maybe call extreme long distance sensors.
They would have somehow learned to generate power far more efficiently while keeping their living environment free from conflict as that is truly wasteful… right?
So this group of people, some of which might not even be that different from us.
Let’s say they grew up in a highly radioactive environment and it’s extremely cold.
Their civilization is sharing a planet with two other species who are there as exiles, so they know they are not alone in the world.
The problem is they are light years from the nearest peoples, so they change to a civilization of stationary probes extending like relays throughout their Galaxy.
Imagine what we as humans could do by building say 1,000 deep space probes.
What if we are the most advanced civilization in at least our own Galaxy?
It’s not completely impossible that we are the tip of the spear of conscious life forming in our galaxy.
We know our own galaxy formed about 3 to 4 billion years ago right?
Maybe its more like 14 billion vs 4 billion years but you get my point.
So “know” it takes billions of years but, not trillions of years for intelligent life to form.
What if it really does take billions of year just to make something as adaptable and innovative as the human mammal?
Where does that place you?
Yes you the reader, the person reading out my words.
What does all this mean for you…?
There is a strong chance you live in an area that obviously has internet as that is the medium that I am communicating with you.
You found me, the search for the message I offer came to you and you clicked onto my page.
If it took billions of years for this galaxy, your galaxy to create you, what should you do with it?
Do you have a plan or are you one of those people who are open to searching?
What if your purpose is to improve the life of your fellow humans.
What if it really does come down to that?
Find something that both intimidates you and inspires you at the same time.
Be bold, didn’t somebody like President Roosevelt say something like “be bold in whatever you do, be not meek and shy”
Might be totally butchering the quote.
Find something that the world needs, people are having trouble and need someone to solve a problem or create technology that enables others to do it.
Life is about balancing creation with discovery.
Discover your world and create something with what you found.
Research the unknown and combine known ideas with an educated guess.
You have my permission.
So my hypothesis is this.
Aliens don’t exist.
We are the advanced civilization that bloomed in the cosmos.
A pale blue dot in an elliptic orbit around a slightly larger sun named Canus Solaris in a spiral galaxy which we named Milky Way.
How would it change your life to know that you are among the first people living in the whole of your own galaxy?
You are the first few billion anyway.
Humans have much shorter lives and have learned much.
Errors have been made, efforts exist to continue its evolution.
You… as you sit or stand while reading this for the first time, are the peak of human evolution among a race gifted with natural abilities: Sight, Sound, Speech, Thought, not to mention opposable thumbs, two legs, a planet filled with liquid water, breathable oxygen and a curious nature of exploring your environment.
If this is you… doesn’t that place much more importance on every moment in your life?
Doesn’t it deserve a moment each day in reflection of what you actually did?
How did you improve the life of your fellow humans today?
Make a list of things, big things you would love to see improved.
How can you leave an impact?