Is there a connection between aliens and the coronavirus? No, this isn’t some cheesy tabloid revelation about the coronavirus being planted by aliens. So lower that eyebrow, please, and allow me to unpack that opening question:
Why do we see no evidence, apart from a few intriguing eyewitness accounts, that advanced beings capable of moving at the speed of light, much less even faster, exist? (Something physicists have concluded matter simply cannot do.)
Could it be that the universe is teeming with living beings we can’t see, because they’re not material creatures like us? I’ve been intrigued by this possibility ever since I read C.S. Lewis’s brilliant science fiction novel Out of the Silent Planet. In it, a skeptical scientist named Ransom looks out through a spaceship portal and sees what the Old Testament prophets called “the host of heaven.” Not glamorous humans with harps, but creatures made of light.
What if advanced beings–capable not just of traveling through space, but living in it–are not matter-based at all? And what if the future of the human race depends on becoming the same?
The coronavirus, the Spanish Flu, the Black Plague, and human ethical failings–our race has been decimated many, many times. Yet even if we found a cure for them all, we’d still need to find a cure for the ultimate killer: death. What if we learned to transfer our consciousness not to clunky computer circuits (something researchers are actively working on), but something that never dies: photons, particles of light? What if we became the host of heaven, or rather a part of it? Of course, given those ethical failings,
God might have something to say about that.