The Universe is so old and so vast, and there are so many potentially habitable planets contained within it, that statistically it is almost a foregone conclusion that sentient life exists elsewhere — not just on Earth. According to the Drake Equation, there are likely to be approximately 10,000 active, communicative, extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy alone. The odds are that any number of these beings are traveling around the cosmos in their spacecraft, and from time to time they visit the planet Earth. This book is about earthly UFO sightings, which may be manifestations of those visitations, and sixteen of them are closely examined. The presence of Extraterrestrials on Earth has enormous socio-economic implications for our future, and this is discussed in some depth.
Noteworthy UFO Cases
The presence of Extraterrestrials on Earth has enormous socio-economic implications for our future, and this is discussed in some depth.
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About the Author
After being educated in economics at Yale University, David Ritchey served five years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam. Back in civilian life, he initially became a businessman as he had been trained but, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, he dropped out, got a divorce, moved to a remote old stone farmhouse and took up fine art photography as his vocation, winning over 60 awards during the next fifteen years.
During that period, he became fascinated with the psychology and neurology of both creativity and metaphysics and returned to school to train as a psychotherapist. During his fifteen years of clinical practice specializing in hypnotherapy, he undertook a twelve-year project to research and write about such subjects and his first book, The H.I.S.S. of the A.S.P., was published in 2003. Writing proved to be every bit as rewarding as photography and became his primary vocation. Being an inveterate learner, he focused on non-fiction subjects, enjoying the research as much as the writing. His more than forty published works have won over 25 literary awards. His books can be found at www.davidritchey-author.com and online book stores.
His avocations have included scuba diving, sailing, skiing, tennis, golf, gardening, woodworking, dogs, magic, bridge, and Scrabble. He has two adult children, Harper and Mac, and one almost-adult grandchild, Brendan. He lives in historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and spends most of his time either writing or engaging in stimulating conversations over restaurant meals with close friends.
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