My First Arrival Chapter 6"We [humans] are thinking beings, we are interested and excited in understanding how the world is put together. We seek out the extraordinary and if you think of these claims if only they would true then they would be amazingly interesting; we've been visited by beings who've not only have created our civilization for us but mated with human beings. In my view, [humans] [are] much more likely to successfully mate with a petunia than an extraterrestrial. But certainly there is a degree of fascination, if such accounts were true." Carl Sagan in a PBS Nova interview, The Case of the Ancient Astronauts.
If there's any definite truth I can pinpoint in that quote, even after several episodes of dementia, it would be the pansy bit. Also, I could never say that extraterrestrials, myself included, could ever be credited with creating civilization for these local Earthlings. For starters, whomever was in charge of bringing in the "beacon of civilization" to the Azt