Larry King did a show looking at Stephen Hawking’s comments.
King spoke to Hawking by phone on his April 30, 2010 show. Panel members included Dr. Michio Kaku, physicist and futurist, Seth Shostak, senior astronomer of the SETI Institute, David Brin, astronomer and futurist, and Dan Ackroyd, MUFON rep and actor.
Here is part 1. Double-click on it to take you to Youtube for parts 2 and 3.
What can I say? Dan Ackroyd took the opportunity to entertain and what he said was not even very funny. He made a few decent remarks but so much more could have been said.
The other three gave standard discussions about primitive life, water being the building block of life, etc.
But, if you notice, there was a base level of discussion which, though it didn’t go very deeply into the subject, at least did not go into ridicule. For me, that means a rise in the overall level of discussion.
Moreover, did you notice that Larry King gave Dan Ackroyd, the rep of the UFO side, the last word two times? It used to be that the last word went to the skeptic. This too is a shift.
There was a lot of misinformation. One panelist said he didn’t believe that the Roswell aliens would come hundreds of light years to Earth only to crash in the Arizona desert. Of course, as far ass I know, the Roswell aliens crashed because radar interfered with their steering mechanism, prompting the US to adapt radar as a weapon against spacecraft.
Other misinfo: that there are no traces of UFO visits, etc. There are traces like crop circles, crashed vehicles, dead bodies and living ETs, but they are either not held to be credible or else kept hidden.
This computer I’m typing on is a trace: the silicon chip at its heart was back-engineered from the Roswell space crash by a company I worked for – Hughes Aircraft. I first heard about it from project managers who knew.
In global terms, I was disappointed that Larry King appears not to have asked to the show the many people well-versed in the subject, such as Steve Greer and all the experts he has assembled, Alfred Webre, David Wilcock, etc. But I am glad to see that he left off the house skeptics. What Larry King leaves off the show can be as revealing as what he includes.
I think disclosure will be the beneficiary of the attention the show generates. I believe that the more shows Larry King does on the subject of ETs and UFOs, the more the public will become curious about it.