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SETI - Who Are Searching For Extraterrestrials - Literally Means "Of Seth" Or "Man Of Seth" In Ancient Egyptian

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For those who don't know, "Set" or "Seth" is a terrible Ancient Egyptian God, who also murdered Osiris.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set_(deity)

 

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Several of the Ramesside kings were named after the god, most notably Seti I (literally, "man of Set") and Setnakht (literally, "Set is strong").

 

 

The world's most famous "Extraterrestrials Search Project" is called SETI:

 

https://www.seti.org/

 

 

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Osiris had it coming!

Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence was bound to get shortened to SETI.

Just because a word means something very different in another language isn't anything to get in a strop about, often it is funny.

'Pokari Sweat' for example, a well known soft drink in Hong Kong and Japan.

 

 

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