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What Is UFO Religion? Is Religion From Outer Space?

The concept of religion is very well-known and deeply embedded part of human life, but there is much more to explore about this topic than you can possibly think of. If you think you know a lot about it, think again, because this article is going to surprise you.

UFO religion as a concept is now becoming a part of popular understanding.
Countless galaxies exist in the universe, each hiding secrets that humankind is yet to unearth. Pixabay
  • UFO Religion has its roots in technologically developed regions like US, Japan, France
  • Adherents believe aliens are interested in the welfare of humanity
  • Outer space religion is believed to hold potential to solve current ecological, social and spiritual problems

August 7, 2017 : I have realized that the more I read about religion, the more I figure out that I know nothing about it. It incorporates wisdom and knowledge, principles and information that draw you towards itself the more you expose yourself to it. Hence, I might fail miserably if you ask me to explain what religion is. To put it in the simplest words, religion is what individuals employ to make a contact with The Divine Force. Religions teach people about the nature of existence and spiritual realities, incorporating a code of conduct or school of thought.

While religion is a broad concept without a definitive explanation, I will quote three definitions for easing understanding of the article,

  • The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods
  • A meticulous system of faith and worship
  • A pursuit or interest to which someone endorsed supreme substance

While humanity continues to define and re-define popular religions, conceptually and theoretically, an alternate school of thought has also been in place for a while now, widely explored however largely ignored by the masses.

It was in the sixteenth century that the Italian philosopher Giordano Bruno published his opinion that the universe consists of infinite solar systems with infinite habitable planets housing an infinite array of beings.


“And this space is what we call the infinite, because there is no reason, capacity, possibility, sense or nature that must limit it. There are infinite worlds similar to this one and no different from it in its type, because there is no reason or defect of natural capacity (I am referring both to passive and active power) by which, just as they exist in this space that surrounds us, they should not equally exist in the other space that by its nature is no different or diverse from this.” Giordano Bruno (Fifth Dialogue)


While he believed that his inestimable God exercised his mighty powers to create such distinct worlds, the notion of beings beyond the earth did not go down well with the reigning Christian orthodoxy encapsulated in sixteenth-century Europe.

What followed was condemnation and eventually burning of both Giordano Bruno and his published work.

It was a time when religions were yet to incorporate life beyond the Earth into their views -ancient religions and holy texts prevailing at the time were restricted to their local locales, which have been suggested in theologies of the time, until the twentieth century.

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The term UFO was coined in 1953 and used since, to refer to un-identified objects suspected to be piloted by beings from other galaxies than our own. This gave rise to a phenomenon many might quotes as ‘Outer Space Religion’


What Is Outer Space Religion?

The phenomenon popularly incorporates judgment, behaviors and sentiments that gravitate around the belief that ‘salvation’ is to be found in outer space.

The term ‘Astroreligion’ could also be used to describe this space related phenomenon.

A common question at this point would be to wonder, are aliens god? For a fact, some astronomical groups do hold that opinion. Additionally, some of the UFO religions hold that,

  • ETs are the gods that humans have been talking about since time immemorial- ETs created life on our planet.
  • For other UFO religions, ETs bring divine messages from the gods.
  • And for others, ETs are mere religious seekers, not very different from homosapiens.

In order to tend to these extra-terrestrial (ET) beings, an elaborate field of enquiry arose in the twentieth century called Exo-Theology.

While it may come as a surprise to you, theories combining outer space, aliens and religion do enjoy similarity to other popularly accepted beliefs in terms of their construction and the field has gathered mass attention of the public and researchers alike.It shares similarities with popular religions of the homosapiens’ world and is now touted as an acceptable, exclusive belief set,

  • Ufology deals with the origins of humanity, the nature of existence, the purpose and nature of cosmos, and the purpose of life. If observed closely, religion and associated spirituality deal with similar profound concepts.
  • Many alleged extraterrestrial encounters have a sacred insinuation.
  • Various UFO groups have religious doctrines of belief and even ‘religious vestiges like events, sightings, or a body of evidence that are honored as an attraction.

Thus, it is in this way that the concept bears uncanny similarity to mainstream ‘religions’ of the world.


However, an important point to note here is that like every belief, UFO religions are not scientifically consequential. Instead, they are more like ideological assumptions to sift through available data. Because of the magnitude of available researches and raw data, these assumptions help ufologists and researchers to devise a structured way through their studies and researches.

Thus in this sense, all UFO religions can be classified as methods of interpretation, sometimes based on an ideology.

At present, the field of ufology is a little disturbed. With the internet boom, an increasing amount of information is accessed everyday which needs to be studied, contemplated and analyzed.

The belief system which has been ridiculed for years is now finally seeing the light of the day with people becoming more receptive to information and the eventual disclosure of extra-terrestrial life in the cosmos.



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Over 1800 Potentially Dangerous Objects Have Been Identified Near Earth

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Earth is susceptible to asteroid attacks and it’s just a matter of time when it is going to happen. Pixabay
  • It is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will happen
  • The asteroid warning comes ahead of the world asteroid day on 30th June
  • A Czech scientist who has analyzed 144 fireballs from meteor showers has already warned that the risk of a big-sized asteroid hitting earth surface is pretty high

June 23, 2017:

Earth is susceptible to asteroid attacks and it’s just a matter of time when it is going to happen. Any asteroid attack or outer space stuff on any major city could do a significant damage and millions of live would be affected.

Alan Fitzsimmons from Queen’s University Belfast in Britain, said “it is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will happen.”

The asteroid warning comes ahead of the world asteroid day on 30th June. It is so because, on 30th June, 1908, an asteroid of small size exploded over Siberia which even out 2000 sq kilometres of area.

However this year’s world asteroid day would contain discussions and presentations which will be live streamed from Luxembourg in which Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart and International Space Station astronaut Nicole Stott will answer questions from people on social media.

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Mr Fitzsimmons told that scientists have worked at great lengths to recognise near earth asteroids and how much damage they can yield upon striking. He also told that over 1800 potentially dangerous objects have been identified near earth and many more are to be found.

However, he has said, “Astronomers find near-Earth asteroids every day and most are harmless. But it is still possible the next Tunguska would take us by surprise, and although we are much better at finding larger asteroids that does us no good if we are not prepared to do something about them.”

A Czech scientist who has analysed 144 fireballs from meteor showers has already warned that the risk of a big-sized asteroid hitting earth surface is pretty high.

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Do Aliens Exist? 10 Undeniable Reasons that will make you believe in Aliens!

Jimmy Carter (US President 1977-1981) and Dennis Kucinich a former U.S. Representative from Ohio reported seeing an unidentified flying object

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  • UFO in France

In 1991 people of France claimed that a UFO landed there. Stanford University did many studies on the plants and soil in the nearby area and found mystifying damage due to “powerful microwave radiation.”

  • “Hill Abduction” or the “Zeta Reticuli Incident”

Barney and Betty Hill, an American couple who were kidnapped by aliens for a short time in a rural portion of New Hampshire from September 19 to September 20, 1961.

  • A giant space ship at the bottom of the ocean

In 2011 a diving company of Sweden was exploring the Baltic Sea for treasure. But they found a 60 meter circular object at the end of a stretch that seems like a runway.

  • NASA scientist Richard Hoover

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  • American politicians have seen unidentified flying objects

Jimmy Carter (US President 1977-1981) and Dennis Kucinich a former U.S. Representative from Ohio reported seeing an unidentified flying object.

  • Roswell UFO incident

“In 2012, retired CIA agent Chase Brandon performed an interview with The Huffington Post talking about the Roswell UFO incident. He told that the debris recovered was not a weather balloon, and claimed it did not come from this planet.”

  • Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking said “to my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational.”

  • Phone call in Radio

In 1997 radio program Coast to Coast AM, then hosted by Art Bell, aired a call from a frantic man who claimed to be an ex-Area 51 employee. Not only was the call suddenly cut off after the man claimed “they” would triangulate his position soon but the entire show was knocked off the air without explanation. After a few minutes, Coast to Coast went back on using back up equipment, but the caller never contacted them again.

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  • Vastness of Universe

Now even those who do not believe in the UFO or alien photos and videos going around, there are many that’s, due to the sheer magnitude of our universe it’s nearly impossible for there not to be another life. You must first realize how big the universe is.

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Ancient Egyptian usually spoke of beings who descended from above the sky. How the sky would open and then bright lights come down in order to teach them about technology as well as to show them wisdom. There are many people who also believe that it is clear proof that aliens once visited the ancient Egyptians.

Although these lead us to the conclusion that aliens exist. But until some kind of evidence is made public, the theories and accusations remain only speculation.

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