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Call me crazy or close minded if you feel the desire, but my thoughts about aliens have always been the same.
Why would a race that would have to travel millions of light years to reach us, simply observe for hundreds or as long as thousands of years, instead of taking over? They obviously want something from us if in fact they have visited on numerous occasions. What is their hold up?
I'm not saying the people didn't see something all those years ago in Germany, but I just question the motives for aliens to continually visit, kidnap a few people, release them and then leave. If they have the technology to wipe us out, why wouldn't they just do it? Or just take what they wanted from the earth?
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Originally posted by Truthwillsetyoufree
Kind of like watching ants in an ant farm. But after awhile, that gets boring too, just watching. maybe that is why there are so many years inbetween sightings?
Originally posted by Dr X
I think you are right maybe it was a battle to control the planet.
Or perhaps it was one side was protecting us from a hostile invader?
In that case I wonder how many aliens have sacrificed themselves for us?
Seems very noble.
Originally posted by iCEdTenG
hmm when was the first ufo recorded?
[edit on 6/2/2007 by iCEdTenG]
In August 1608, the inhabitants of the South France, from Marseilles to Genoa, witness a true UFO flap, reported in a chronicle entitled "Discours des terribles et espouvantables signes apparus sur la mer de Gennes".
In Nice, the inhabitants see three strange luminous vessels which evolve at high speed above the city. The three machines stop near the fortress and go down above the waters where they cause the water to boil and emit a red-orange vapor.
To the great stupor of the numerous witnesses, two humanoïd beings with large heads and large luminous eyes, dressed in a red suit with silver scales, connected to the flying machine by tubes, engage themselves in several hours of strange work.
This illustration shows the sighting of two UFOs over Hamburg, Germany, November 4, 1697. The objects were described as "two glowing wheels".