Is it strange to believe that UFOs are operated by extraterrestrials…or is it strange not to believe? Why do more people believe in ghosts than in UFOs? When is seeing believing…and when is it not?

This week UFOlogist, Peter Davenport shares insights and intrigue about UFOs and ETs. It’s statistically probable that we’re not alone in the universe…but are we?

Curious Quote: “Either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”  –Arthur C. Clarke, author of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Who is Peter Davenport?

Nationally prominent UFO investigator and expert UFOlogist

Director of the National UFO Reporting Center (since 1994)

Served as Director of Investigations for the Washington Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON)

Undergraduate degrees at Stanford University in California (Biology and Russian). Graduate degrees at University of Washington (MS in genetics and biochemistry of fish, and MBA with emphasis in finance and international business)

Russian translator for the US Army

Founder of biotech company, Biosyn

Candidate for the Washington State legislature (1986), and candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (1992)

What will you learn?

How to report a UFO sighting

How to know if you’ve seen a UFO

The most important sightings and how the government responded

The strongest evidence for extraterrestrial intelligent life

Why you might decide to reconsider your beliefs around UFOs

Curious questions.

Why do you believe that UFOs are evidence of extraterrestrial life?

How do you differentiate between people with delusions, pranksters, people who know nothing about the night sky, and people who sincerely believe that they have seen a UFO?

What qualifies someone as a UFOlogist?

Why would the US government cover up the existence of UFOs and extraterrestrials?

Is there some kind of common early experience or upbringing that makes one more open to the idea of UFOs and aliens?

What does an alien abduction look like?

Links and resources:

National UFO Reporting Center

National UFO Reporting Center hotline 206.722.3000

SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence)

MUFON (Mutual UFO Network)

Fermi’s Paradox

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Special thanks to Peter for joining me this week. Until next time!