Being of light
| The woo is out there|
|Aliens did it...|
|... and ran away|
The beings of light, energy beings or light beings are yet another group of Mary Sue non-corporeal entities within the paranormal and ufology lore. They could be thought of as the polar opposite of the Shadow People, since they are anything but sinister. There is no general agreement about their place of origin, but they often hail from the Andromeda Galaxy —because as in Star Trek, what comes from there must be weird for some reason— if not from higher dimensions. Although some spiritual people regard humans as beings of light, this is closer to belief in the immortal soul than to extraterrestrials. Much like Pleiadians and the Crystal Gems, they too protect the Earth from fictional, invasive forces such as Reptilians. Energy beings can be contacted through astral projection, dreaming and meditation. Some of the information they have shared is just painfully obvious advice, such as using electric cars to reduce pollution in cities.:194-216
A being made out of "pure energy" or light is impossible by definition. Energy is a measurable property of physical systems that can be transferred, in most cases as the ability to do work. How much energy a system has is a function of other measurable properties such as frequency, mass, relative position, speed, temperature, etc. Energy has no proper independent existence, as matter and radiation do. In contrast to this, woo treats energy as a substance that can take a "pure" form and compose complex systems such as living beings. Saying that they are made of light makes no sense either. Photons do not behave like molecules at all, and those of visible wavelengths are usually emitted by matter at high temperatures, which is unable to serve as a substrate for life. More plausibly, they could just be bioluminiscent organisms —which lit up their tissues using enzymatic reactions and generate "cold light"—but no source describes them as such. In short, "beings of pure energy" is an idea from science fiction—one which wouldn't actually work in the real world.
- Energy woo — More misconceptions about energy.
- Light woo — Being able to form living organisms is just one of the many capabilities wrongly attributed to light.
- Pleiadian — They are essentially the same, the difference being that look like beautiful, but otherwise ordinary humans.