An invitation to find what you’re seeking
Dear Prof. Jason T. Wright & associates,
While this is an open letter and not a scientific paper, the information within it should serve as an invitation, provoking sufficient interest to warrant further examination, certainly before concluding that it’s… outré.
That’s not the Way It’s Supposed to Happen
Regarding your association with SETI, our team suggests that while scenarios such as contact through a form of mathematics, radio waves, cryptic signals, or rarified scientific language is fitting for a science fiction movie, we should allow the possibility that space traveling extraterrestrials from a Type III Civilization would be intelligent enough to learn, and reach out to us, in one of our own terrestrial languages, utilizing their advanced versions of language learning technologies such as we already possess. [...]