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The prospects of removing the oil polluting the Gulf of Mexico are not good, and it may be years before the toxic oil and dispersants used on it will be removed using current technologies available to the oil industry. Now some have begun to ask whether the solution lies in advanced technology being released that is extraterrestrial in origin, and has been kept secret in classified military projects. Some go a step further and are calling for alien intervention to stop the leak. A petition calling for extraterrestrials to show up and assist humanity on a range of global problems passed 10,000 signatures around the same time as the Gulf oil leak appeared. Signatories believe that a request by the general public for assistance will be heard and answered by extraterrestrials monitoring Earth, who are waiting for public requests to intervene to assist in global problems such as the Gulf oil leak.

Michael Salla, exopolitics 22 Comments [7/6/2010 11:36:20 AM]
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Jezeus

Uh... ya that's how we solve problems. Take yer meds and the aliens will go away...

7/6/2010 12:17:15 PM

aaa

I don't think aliens know much about extracting saturated hydrocarbons out of a largish sea.

7/6/2010 1:30:44 PM



If you were an alien race, would you ~really~ care if a primitive race of idiots came to you asking for you to fix every little problem that they themselves created? If they are aware of us, I'm certain they are avoiding us for a REASON. You are part of it.

7/6/2010 2:04:08 PM

nazani14

Out of morbid curiosity, exactly how is this request being transmitted to the aliens? Maybe they'll come and solve our problems by eating us.

7/6/2010 2:30:56 PM

Matante

This really isn't crazier than praying for the problem to solve itself.
I hold extraterrestrial life as much more likely than the possibility of an all-powerful god, if you're going to pray, aliens aren't the worst option.

7/6/2010 3:13:49 PM



Yeah...I wish aliens would just swoop in and fix the oil spill, too. While they're at it they could solve world hunger, tell us about an economic system that's both stable and doesn't rely on an unequal distribution of resources, give us the materials needed to clone animals we inadvertedly drove to extinction, and give us a renewable, environmentally-friendly energy source that's as good as or better than fossil fuels.

They can also give me a golden griffin to ride around, too.

7/6/2010 3:26:05 PM

Percy Q. Shunn

Your chances of having ETs showing up with "advanced technology" to fix the oil-hole, are slightly better than jebus coming to the rescue.

7/6/2010 5:20:19 PM

hmcook87

And now, should they ever manage to stop the leak, it will be attributed to inviable undetectable alien intervention. Or perhaps Jesus with a giant plug.

7/6/2010 5:21:58 PM

Kat S.

Sure, because a petition will surely convince extraterrestrial life to come help us.

*Beckoning the nurse to come over to person*


@ #1176883: If by chance you were being facetious, I hope those aliens don't bring a book titled To Serve Man.


EDIT: I wonder if Michael here has ever met with this guy. I bet he would feel better about not having to get thousands of signatures for a petition.

7/6/2010 6:25:52 PM

feralboy12

Good idea. I'll contact the aliens immediately. I do that by yelling into my toaster.

7/6/2010 8:07:11 PM

Morbo

Why should we help the puny humans with their chemical slime?

7/6/2010 11:08:32 PM

Justanotheratheist

There had to be a catch. The first sentence actually made sense.

Then I got to the rest of this bullshit. Do people really believe stuff like this or is he just taking the piss?

7/7/2010 12:57:08 AM

flfwb

Dude, there are are no exraterrestrials monitoring Earth.

1) The distances are far too vast. Pick up a Physics book instead of watching Star Trek.

2) If Aliens did show up, odds are high, they wouldn't be here to help us. We'd be toast.

3) Humans are not that interesting. Get over it your facinastion with yourself. We are nothing more than destructive chimps. We are not worth traveling and monitoring.

7/7/2010 8:00:12 AM

Doubting Thomas

Online petitions are useless in getting humans in positions of power to do anything, what makes you think that an online petition will make an alien do anything?

Oh and I'm not sure they have the internet in other galaxies. Chances are pretty slim that AT&T has a server anywhere near Alpha Centauri.

7/7/2010 12:57:28 PM

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@Kat S. - You win!

http://www.cbs.com/classics/the_twilight_zone/video/index.php?pid=EhJkGeNGuUqJfc9CCfD81h6TpxCIglq1

I don't know why this just displays "v" This is Vampirehummingbird.

7/7/2010 2:46:32 PM

Jeff Weskamp

From: Planet XX-3434
To: Natives of Planet Earth

Message: Clean up your own %&^@#*& mess. Maybe you should have had a plan in advance for fixing that well in case it burst.

7/7/2010 4:00:28 PM



Look at some history book what technology was used in the past before sprouting nonsense.

7/9/2010 12:42:10 AM

Dan Onymous

Yes! Crack out the placards and march on Area 51!

7/9/2010 6:35:32 AM

Unimpressed

While we're at this stage of asking aliens to fix things, why don't we write a letter to Santa asking him to stop the leak, then put it in a letter addressed "North Pole" and let the US Postal service sort out the rest.

7/10/2010 8:50:27 PM

Ludd

This would be the modern day version of Divine Intervention. They just substituted the Grays in for that god fellow.

7/16/2010 11:47:10 AM

Lucifer

Dude, stay away from the crack. It's bad for you.

7/20/2010 7:01:41 PM

Grimsoncrow

Brahahaa!
Oily humanoids! Morbo laughs with scorn!

7/22/2010 10:45:18 PM
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