a reply to: OccamsRazor04
Good thread and some decent cases.
Once the good, not-too- controversial evidence is parsed there isn't much to do but admit the extreme likelihood that we have been visited by some
manner of alien intelligence. And that's the least mind-blowing possibility.
But adding personal data from people you know and trust completely can cement it further... for instance, from memory:
There are many folks in Tucson, AZ who remember the day in the mid 1970's when a huge saucer (hundreds of meters across) hovered over a mid town
elementary school for a good ten minutes (near the corner of 5th and Alvernon).
Others, also in the '70's, who saw an egg shaped object the size of a van land in a dry riverbed (Tanque Verde Wash) off a major street in afternoon
rush hour traffic and watched as two small humanoids got out and did something on the ground before taking off again a few minutes later, and there is
a family who has the story of grandparents working on a farm near the Mexican border who saw a metallic, mirrored egg shaped aerial vehicle... in the
era of the Wright Brothers.
There is the guy who won't drive at night due to being followed by (another) egg shaped hovering vehicle piloted by a stereotypical grey alien with
"boneless arms like spaghetti" on a rural road one night.
There's the conventional, unimaginative woman who saw the cover of Communion (with the alien) in a mall bookstore (back when they existed) and
freaked out and had a flood of abduction memories where before she had no interest or information on the subject... and she won't speak about it
again to this day.
And a family with a long history of missing time and odd lights behind their desert house who occasionally get blasts of odd language out of thin air
in their living room and strings of math equations in their dreams that they can all remember and talk about the next morning and write down. Their
co-supportive memories of being whisked off to other planets some nights compound their general discomfort and embarrassment.
The woman who saw odd aerial lights several times in her life that preceded missing time incidents where other people could verify she was missing for
hours... and she would "wake up" in odd places with odd clothes and no testing showed mental illness, or epilepsy, or anything that would easily
explain it and one incident on a NY roadway had a witness in the passenger seat of the car that can attest they "came to" on the opposite side of
the road several miles from where they blacked out after an intense spotlight tagged them from above.
There's the Air Force Lt. Col. who watched two unfamiliar saucer shaped vehicles covered in a fiery orange lit plasma dogfight and play in a manner
that countered everything he knew about flight physics in the Nevada desert skies in 1952 ...along with a score of other folks who stopped on a major
highway and watched the display, too.
The assortment of life long friends who are a tad too sane who watched the v-shaped vehicle the famed "Phoenix Lights" were attached to float
silently overhead in '97 ... that weird 'something' was at least a mile across and one of the witnesses admitted to staining his underwear from
And they go on and on... though not as astonishing, perhaps, and then, if you are lucky, there are the things you see for yourself, like:
A diamond shaped, silent, orange-paned craft floating through a desert neighborhood at 4 in the morning in the 80's before drones were likely, or
the large white cylinder hanging still in the windy sky for ten minutes in the afternoon over your city a month after the Phoenix Lights, or the
lights in the sky that met, stopped, then whipped around each other and were gone over opposite horizons in less than 5 seconds, the white blobs
darting through clouds that might be birds but just didn't move like anything familiar, or the spectacular sunset meteor that came in across the
horizon and then slowed before accelerating and arcing back out into space... I mean, sure, eyewitness testimony can be suspect... buuuut it gets a
little ridiculous and smacks of denial, and when it's you who is making the claim... heh.
So when someone who hasn't bothered to look overhead, or ask anyone, or are too smug or off-putting to elicit embarrassing, very private admissions
from people, say, "there isn't any evidence..." I find it moot and a little bemusing.
Sure, there are misidentifications made by folks all the time... and people lie... and there are people who lie for money and/or attention and this
subject has more than its share of them... but there are believable sightings made by reliable people as well as some decent recordings and traces,
and to refute them all points toward denial since it doesn't mesh well with our common reality constructs.
I don't feel I have to make anyone "believe" in it... though I'm very sure it is quite important and speaks to larger meanings and insights about
this odd life experience we share.