People want to see friends and salvation in the visitors, and so this is what they are shown.
It takes great sobriety and objectivity to see through these deceptions and these difficulties. It is necessary for people to do this if humanity is to successfully emerge into the Greater Community and maintain its freedom and its self-determination in an environment of greater influences and greater forces.
Your world could be overtaken without firing a shot, for violence is considered primitive and crude and is rarely employed in matters such as this.
Perhaps you may ask, “Does this mean that there is an invasion of our world?” We must say that the answer to this is “yes,” an invasion of the most subtle kind.
If you can entertain these thoughts and consider them seriously, you will be able to see these things for yourself. The evidence of this invasion is everywhere.
From The Allies of Humanity, Book One