Kubrick´s 2001 came Tarkovsky´s Solaris. Similarly, it
posed the question both about what alien-ness means and what
But there is a hidden
message here, too, whether intended or not, about their being a
consciousness and occupying space.
There are some thinkers who
think so. Leary's message from the
hallucinogenic era was certainly that.
beginning to look like he may have been right. Space travel is a
genuine threshold. Crossing it is perhaps more about our minds than it
We are doing a lot of
Maybe we need to explore
along other routes.