posted on Nov, 24 2008 @ 10:25 AM
Eh, not convincing to me. A lot of people seem to be saying this guy sounds 'so convincing' and 'genuinely scared'. Do people not remember the
Invaders from Mars broadcast that Orson Wells did? That convinced millions. They were terrified. "He couldn't be lying!", some said to
themselves, "It all sounds so real!" The radio and the voices on it leave a lot to the imagination whereas television presents both a voice and a
face. Thus radio has a special power to touch the imagination and leave you the listener to fill in the blanks.
Yes the caller was extraordinary at evoking the emotions of listeners; yes, Art Bell knew exactly what to say to get the most out of this guy for the
most entertainment value for the listening audience. Yes, the satellite connection went down. Does that mean conspiracy because one station was
airing a program that focused on "top-secret" government projects? Did the government feel compromised? I do not think so. Many people familiar
with paranormal lore could come up with a similar story if they wanted to. Some do and write books instead of calling in. It is a very common ploy.
Luckily for the conspiracy junkie, the caller just wanted your ears for a few minutes, not your money.
As for the satellite, stranger coincidences occur every day. Sometimes when I think about September 11th, right as I look at the clock it is 9:11.
Is that government mind-control pigs putting thoughts in my head at that time so that I will never forget and always support the war? No. Are
coincidences very often times strange? Yes. Humans tend to see patterns where there are none in a search to explain complexity. Like seeing animals
What if at another station they were discussing something political and a caller with a strong viewpoint was discussing their viewpoint and suddenly,
BAM, the satellite connection is gone! They may say they were cut off. But the thing is, they were simply victim of a satellite phenomena that
[edit on 24-11-2008 by newagent89]