Ancient Aliens: The Alien Infection (2019)
OK, folks, here’s a slightly different take on the coronavirus doing the rounds right now. Because the episode was aired in August 2019, I’m fairly sure if this wasn’t inspired by what happened in Wuhan, China in late 2019, yet might have been something that was always ‘in the air’, but it feels “correct” to bring the idea to light right now, at least to me.
“In 2016, scientists made the astonishing discovery that 30 percent of all protein adaptations since humans’ divergence with chimpanzees have been driven by viruses. Could ancient aliens have shaped human evolution by introducing viral epidemics on Earth? And if so, for what purpose? Are they making us more like them?”
The repeat of this show on the History Channel tonight makes a lot of sense. If we are to become immune to contact with aliens, so that we won’t be wiped out, should they approach us without protective clothing, they would have to inoculate us with their viruses. The Chinese are the largest population group on Earth. They are also ‘travellers’ in the best sense of the word.
A pandemic alters our DNA for the future, and our weakest citizens may die, reducing the ‘excess’ population. But the ‘loose change’ of lives lost is a small price to pay. Have you not wondered why so few people have died from the disease? Those that ‘recover’ contain the antidote in their blood. Others can be immunized without fatalities, eventually.
In the meantime, everyone holds their breath, hoping to escape contamination.