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As expected, they have psychic powers and a connection to every mystical and religious tradition in Earth history because they reincarnate as shamans, holy men and sages all the time. Younger starseeds are often crystal children.
Many, if not most, Starseeds claim to be the reincarnation of aliens from Sirius. This is quite remarkable, for two reasons:
- Sirius is less than 300 million years old. Any life-bearing planets orbiting Sirius would not have had enough time to evolve anything more complex than bacteria.
- Sirius is a binary star system, consisting of the big blue-white main-sequence star you can see at night (Sirius A), and a tiny but super-dense white dwarf called Sirius B. At closest approach, Sirius A and Sirius B are closer to each other than the Sun is to Saturn. Any planet more than 2.5 AU from either star would be thrown out of the system by the other star's gravity. Yet Sirius A's habitable zone is over 4 AU away from it, meaning any planet in a stable orbit around Sirius A would have to be so close to it that its oceans would boil away into space. And no one knows whether life is possible within the goldilocks zone of a white dwarf such as Sirius B.
Am I a Starseed?
It's more likely than you think. Many starseeds haven't activated yet. There are a number of common characteristics in all starseeds but, as you may guess, they're all subjective, emotion-based and non-falsifiable. RationalWiki has developed an easy test to determine if you're a starseed from the comfort of your own home.
- 1. Are you a "very spiritual" person, into science fiction or a new age hippie?
- 2. Do you really want to be a starseed?
- 3. Reeeeally really?
If you answered yes to all or any of these questions, sure, why the hell not.