Re: (More) Cool sounds from outer space! The truth is out!


Subject: Re: (More) Cool sounds from outer space! The truth is out!
From: sylvi macCormac (macCormac@shaw.ca)
Date: Tue Aug 02 2005 - 04:50:25 EDT


you got to be serious ? ;-)

Kevin Austin wrote:

> Yes.
>
> Right.
>
> Stop it right here.
>
> This email is a sham.
>
> No one is writing anything whatsoever.
>
> There is no original. These are not letters and words, but simply
> quanta of light striking your retina, or with a reader, sound to your
> ear!
>
> Mr / Ms / Mrs / Prof / Dr R Mutt provides a 'non-de-plume' and an
> address, <electroacoustics@canada.com>, which indicates their true
> place of origin ... "Saturn". !! (Some people thought Uranus, but
> that is below contempt!)
>
> Earthlings having discovered the true presence of alien life beyond
> the moon, have decoded their messages, and now one (?) of the
> advanced guard <R Mutt> wishes to nay-say the presence of a superior
> intelligence.
>
> A good move Dr Mutt, or may I call you 'R' (as you are not one, but
> many, and it would be incorrect to say "Is you here", but rather "R U
> Hear Mutt?") but we've blown your cover.
>
> Ha, caught in the nick of time, just before eight o'clock! (see link
> below ... or rather, hear a sonic decoding of the 1's and 0's that
> the ear may perceive as "sound").
>
> It is clear that you have not been around ea long enough to know that
> on this list, along with the definition of ea, a discussion of the
> concept of "hear" (as a transitive verb) is clearly (as they say),
> "from outer space".
>
> What better way for the invasion of earth to take place than for the
> 'alien' in our midst to attack the personalities of those who have
> found out the truth. This is a well-known method used by the White
> House and fundamentalist right (or left!) to misdirect the public's
> attention from the issue at hand -- the Alien Invasion of the Planet
> earth.
>
> Ah-ha! the undrinkability of water. I read about this misconception
> in the fifth volume of the Hitchhikers Guide Trilogy, and have
> decoded the words "Garbled, distorted, data", and, "contemplating a
> glass of water", and using my magic spiral decoder (which will be
> poo-poo'ed no doubt), have determined that the sum (and
> cross-relation) of the letters in each phrase is .... "42".
>
> Now we know what time it is, "eight o'clock".
>
> http://nylon.net/goons/eight-o%27clock.mp3
>
> eh?
>
> Best
>
> Kevin
>
> At 17:03 -0700 2005/07/30, electroacoustics@canada.com wrote:
> >Yes right. 'Hear' is the important word. No one is hearing anything
> >of whatever the original data might have been before it got
> >converted, so stop it with the 'its from Saturn' crap. Its from a
> >lab on earth, and
> >its a sham, and a bad one at that, and the 'cool' and 'beautiful'
> >people who apparently have only three adjectives in their vocabulary
> >(between them) are duping others into thinking this space junk is
> >actually worth a listen. Its data. Garbled, distorted, data. If
> >you think its worth something, then try contemplating a glass of
> >water until the bio-matter inside makes it undrinkable.
> >
> >R. Mutt
> >
> >
> >On Sun, 31 Jul 2005 02:36:34 +1000, "miriam clinton
> >(iriXx)" wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> whats more - what could be cooler than being able to
> >> /hear/ something
> >> that is intangible as well as being from the visual
> >> spectrum?
> >>
> >> Jean-Marc Pelletier wrote:
> >>
> >> > They're beautiful, surprising sounds created by
> >> auroras that are more
> > > > interesting by themselves than most ea out there.
> >How can this _not_ be cool.
> > > > Jean-Marc
> > > > electroacoustics@canada.com wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Would you care to explain why you think this is so
> >> >> cool? I must be missing something.
> >> >>
> >> >> TC
> > > >>
> > > >> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005 12:34:20 +0900, Jean-Marc
> >> Pelletier
> > > >> wrote:
> > > >>> This was also referenced on /.
> > > >>>
> >http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/sounds/sounds.html
> >> >>>
> > > >>> Very, very cool.



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