MORRISSEY CONTACTED - Part 3


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The tagline for the 1997 film CONTACT refers to, "A message from deep space." ...





The tagline for the 1997 film CONTACT refers to, "A message from deep space." ...




The message comes from the "Vega" star-system. ... 

The senders are referred to as "Vegans" therefore it is a "Vegan" message. ... 

The hero is told that the puzzling format of the "Vegan" message can only be understood, "if you think like a Vegan." ...


In Earthly terms, "Vegans" are pure vegetarians who think animals are entitled to the same basic respect as people. ... 

That's due to the fundamental fact that animals and people have the same basic capacity to feel pleasure and pain. ...

Morrissey - a vegetarian since age 11 and an outspoken animal-rights advocate - certainly does "think like a Vegan." ... 



  
    
In CONTACT, the ET message is sent from the Vega star-system.  The hero is instructed that the ET message can only be interpreted, "if you think like a Vegan." 
On Earth, "Vegans" are vegetarians who are typically supportive of animal-rights.  Morrissey is a vegetarian animal-rights advocate who does "think like a Vegan." ... 




The film CONTACT begins by showing the hero's childhood and her drawing of faraway Pensacola, Florida. ... 

Her memory of that drawing ends up being the basis for a simulation of Pensacola where she meets the ET. ... 

The film doesn't say the date, but the novel CONTACT says the hero met with the ET on Friday, December 31. ...  


Ellie wondered how much time had passed.  She glanced at her watch.  It had been a day at least, which would bring them well into the year 2000. ...
"What day is it?" she asked.  They looked at her uncomprehendingly.  Something was wrong.  "Peter, for heaven's sake, what day is it?" 
"How do you mean?" Valerian answered.  "It's today, Friday, December 31
, 1999..."  

- CONTACT.  Carl Sagan.  Published 1985.





The hero's memory of her childhood drawing of Pensacola is the basis for the simulation of Pensacola where the hero meets the ET on Friday, December 31. ... 




The Smiths first album (self-titled THE SMITHS) was released in 1984, one year before the novel CONTACT was published. ...

The cover of The Smiths first album is a photo of actor Joe Dallesandro, born in Pensacola, Florida on Friday, December 31. ...

In the novel, CONTACT, the hero's only meeting with the ET is at a simulation of Pensacola, Florida on Friday, December 31. ... 





Joe Dallesandro, the actor on The Smiths first album cover, was born in 1948 in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday, December 31. 
In Carl Sagan's CONTACT the hero and the ET meet in 1999 in a simulation of Pensacola, Florida, on Friday, December 31. ... 




The image of Joe Dallesandro on The Smiths first album cover is from a film titled, FLESH. ...

In CONTACT, the ET's are referred to as "Vegans."  On Earth, "Vegan" means vegetarian. ...
 
The Smiths second album cover is a "Vegan" message about "flesh": MEAT IS MURDER. ... 




 

The cover of The Smiths' first album - self-titled THE SMITHS - is an image of actor Joe Dallesandro from a film titled FLESH. 
In CONTACT, the ET's are from the star-system "Vega" and are identified as being "Vegan" which on Earth means vegetarian. 
The title on the cover of The Smiths second album sends a "Vegan" (vegetarian) message regarding flesh: MEAT IS MURDER. ... 




When making the 1997 film CONTACT, based on Carl Sagan's 1985 novel, the "Vegan" message was inserted in a pre-existing film of Adolf Hitler. ...

(In CONTACT, the "Vegan" message is inserted into film of Hitler's opening address to the Berlin Olympics). ...

When making the cover for The Smiths 1985 album MEAT IS MURDER, the "Vegan" message was inserted into an image from a pre-existing film. ...

(The "Vegan" message "MEAT IS MURDER" is inserted into an image from the film IN THE YEAR OF THE PIG). ... 

The Smiths album MEAT IS MURDER (February 1985) was released before Carl Sagan's novel CONTACT (September 1985) was published. ...





The film CONTACT has a "Vegan" message (from the star-system "Vega") inserted into a pre-existing film.  The Smiths's second album-cover has a "Vegan" (Vegetarian) message inserted into a pre-existing film.
In the documentary, IN THE YEAR OF THE PIG, the message on the helmet is, MAKE WAR NOT LOVE.  On The Smiths album, Morrissey alters the image to send a "Vegan" message, MEAT IS MURDER. ...  
 




In Carl Sagan's novel, CONTACT, the hero departs for another world on New Year's Eve. ...


Ellie wondered how much time had passed.  She glanced at her watch.   It had been a day at least, which would bring them well into the year 2000. ...
"What day is it?" she asked.  They looked at her uncomprehendingly.  Something was wrong.  "Peter, for heaven's sake, what day is it?" 
"How do you mean?" Valerian answered.  "It's today, Friday, December 31, 1999.  It's New Year's Eve."

- CONTACT.  Carl Sagan.  Published September 1985.


In his lyrics to The Smiths' song ASLEEP, Morrissey concludes by departing for another world. ...

ASLEEP ends with a music box playing AULD LANG SYNE, the traditional New Year's Eve anthem. ...


I really want to go 
There is another world 
There is a better world 
Well, there must be 
Well, there must be 
Bye bye ... a music box plays AULD LANG SINE (the traditional New Year's Eve anthem)


- ASLEEP.  The Smiths.  Released September 1985


The novel CONTACT which has the hero departing for another world on New Year's Eve was released in September 1985. ...

The song ASLEEP which has Morrissey departing for another world on New Year's Eve was released in September 1985. 




 

September 1985: Carl Sagan's novel CONTACT is published.  September 1985: The Smiths' song ASLEEP is released.  Both have someone departing for another world on New Year's Eve.



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