If you found this site by searching the Web for the phrase, “I drew the Earthling symbol for nothingness,” please post a comment explaining what you are seeking. I am fascinated. This phrase turns up at least once a week, sometimes several times a day, in the list of search terms that have brought people to The Earthling’s Handbook.
It makes me wish I knew the Earthling symbol for nothingness so I could draw it for you. I mean, I’d like to be helpful, and of course I’ve tried searching the Web for this phrase myself out of curiosity, but I find that many of my pages are among the top hits, and none of the others look helpful.
I’m sorry to tell you that Earthlings use many different sets of symbols and have no agreement on a universal symbology. But most Earthlings now recognize the concept of zero, which means basically the same thing as nothingness. It is easy to draw and is even available on most Earth keyboards:
Does that help at all?
One of the interesting things about editing The Earthling’s Handbook is seeing what people want to know about Earthlings. “What do Earthlings eat?” is a question I can answer. I hope to be a helpful resource to alien zookeepers. But I am mystified by all these searchers who have drawn the Earthling symbol for nothingness and now want to find–what?