posted on Aug, 15 2005 @ 02:07 PM
I wouldn't say I'm not a believer in UFOs, but I am definitely a skeptic. I, personally, attempt to debunk pretty much everything I read on this
website in a quest to find the truth throughout the hoaxes. My "debunking" is simply asking the questions that come to mind as I read the post.
It's not an attempt to convince people that what they believe is wrong, but rather an attempt to find out if I, too, can believe based on the
Then there are also the posts by people explaining some profound discovery and we're supposed to take them at their word. A few ex-members come to
mind and some current in this scenario. In those cases, I usually do show up to debunk for the sake of showing people that it is not true. I do
not believe there is a shape shifting reptilian race that has taken over all the world's leadership, and when people say unequivocally that
they are reptilians and they can see them, I have to question them. Especially if there's another agenda at work, like a person talking about how
horrible Bush and Republicans are, then in another thread they talk about Bush and high ranking Republicans being aliens, and they can see them for
what they are. In those situations, this site's motto kicks in in my mentality, and the reasoning behind my words is to help those readers who may
not know better to deny ignorance.
So that's why I do it. I can't speak for my fellow skeptics, of course, because though we fall into the same category, it does not mean we think