posted on Aug, 7 2005 @ 01:40 AM
I understand why it is hard for people to believe that the US government, or any government would even attempt to hide something like this. I was
brought up to believe that the USA was the greatest Country in the World because it was run 'By the People, For the People'. But as I grew up I came
to realize that no matter how high our intentions might be we still made horrible mistakes sometimes. Arrogant, power-hungry men have subverted the
very core of what America is supposed to stand for more than once.
The reason there is fear of what knowing about Alien Life would do to us is not just based on 'The War of the Worlds' radio broadcast, it has been
supported by serious scientific studies time and time again. One very famous one was done by the Rand Corp. I do not have a link to it but perhaps
someone else can supply that. These are the people that those in government listen to, and then on top of that they add their own personal fears as
Humans fear the Unknown, that is an acknowledge fact. Humans also have a psychological need to feel that we are 'it', the top of the food chain,
masters of all we survey. I rarely quote anything from the Bible but even there you see this, there is something about god giving us Dominion over the
Earth. This sort of attitude has lead to the extinction of more species that we can count. What gives us the right to live at the expense of others,
nothing, but we can, and we do.
I date the start of the modern UFO era to 1942, 'The Battle of LA'. The world was at War. How could the government acknowledge what happened that
night? How could they possibly say 'Well we have no idea where that ship came from but we do know that nothing we did even slowed it down'. The
answer is that they could not. That is when the secrecy began.
As time passed these craft demonstrated time and time again that they were far beyond our ability to cope. We could not stop them from viewing our
most 'secure' installations, we could not shoot them down, we could indeed do nothing at all. Consider the military mindset for a moment. They are
charged with the defense of this Nation. What else could they do but keep this knowledge away from the public?
As artifacts, and data, were accumulated they found there was a tremdous power inherent in them. It does not matter how much hard technology we got
from them, although I think we did learn some very specific things, the mere knowledge is power. You cannot invent or discover something unless you
try. If you assume something is impossible then you will not even look.
People have asked 'How can they fly across the Galaxy and then crash?'. My answer is always the same, Murphy and advancement does not mean
perfection. But in truth I do not think there really have been many crashes at all and the physical evidence has never been huge. It has not taken all
that much effort to grab what has been found. We have many more planes and Helos crash and no one wonders how we manage to clean those up.
But if I could place in your hand a piece of metal, and you knew it was not from Earth think of what that would do to your mind. Right now all our
Science tells us there is no way to travel even to the nearest Star in anything less than what, a 100 years or so? But somehow they do, and if I could
prove it, then I could get people to start to look at how that might be accomplished.
Once something has been deemed a secret it is very tough to ever change that. To do so you have to prove that none of the original conditions apply.
To this day there are many documents from WWII that are still classified. If you wish another example, as of the 1980s, there is still a large mass of
Tesla's papers that are classified and he did his work at the turn of the Century so we are approaching 100 years. What could he possibly have found
that would require this? I have no idea but this Tesla information comes from a book that is by no means an investigation into the mysteries that
surround this great inventor. 'Tesla: Man out of Time' is a very well researched biograpy that avoids any sort of speculation, the author sticks to
the facts. Even she was shocked when she found out about the classified papers.
So we were asked for 3 reasons, and here they are:
1) Fear. We were not, and might not be ready to have it proven to us that we are indeed not 'It'. This is backed up by some of the most respected
social scientists and think tanks. It is also supported by basic psychology.
2) Power. Whatever we may have learned, the mere knowledge in no uncertain terms that interstellar travel is possible yields a serious study of things
we would not otherwise even consider. Knowledge is Power.
3) The nature of a Bureaucracy. Once something has been classified it is likely to remain so until someone proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that it
is time for it to become public.
[edit on 8/7/05 by Alexander Tau]