What would it take to prove to science and to our culture that intelligent life exists on another world? Mind you: the issue isn’t whether the world in question circles a faraway star or is a mere moon orbiting a nearby planet. The matter is whether any remote heavenly body hosts life of the intelligent kind.
Goodness knows, many readers would assert that UFOs should have done the trick. After all, the substantiation of unidentified flying objects goes well beyond hearsay. With thousands of photographs published, tens of thousands of witnessed sightings down through the ages,
In the last article on the subject of Mars, I explored the possibility that certain speculative assertions (some would insist I call them facts) about the Red Planet could be an important part of “the lie” (“pseudos” in the Greek – 2 Thessalonians 2:13, from which our antecedent pseudo derives; see also, “lying wonders” or pseudos teras – 2 Thessalonians 2:9). This cosmological falsehood will be a compelling myth that the Man of Sin (i.e., Antichrist) will propagate amongst the inhabitants of our little but cosmologically decisive planet.