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Originally posted by kuhl
I do not think any scenario would justify keeping such a secret.
Originally posted by Waldorf
My guess is that when the gouvernment confirms the existance there 'll be panic and chaos.
Originally posted by Esoteric Teacher
Perhaps we often approach the UFO phenomenon by asking the wrong questions.
In your best educated guess, taking into account everything you know about the UFO phenomenon, what scenarios do you think would fit into a category that justifies secrecy, and cover-up?
What if the secrecy is not a choice?
What if the secrecy is a choice we select, or have selected?
What would justify the secrecy?
What scenarios could exist that make the secrecy a neccesity?
Originally posted by Access Denied
Originally posted by Jeremiah25
Imagine if you knew - really knew - that aliens were watching the Earth. You don't know what they are. You don't know what they want. Your Government has no way of defending you.
This is how secrecy is justified. Even if you wouldn't panic, a great many people probably would. Unless I had some definitive answers and solutions, I'd keep my mouth well shut.
Brilliant post. I owe you a WATS since I'm fresh out.
Originally posted by Zareste
If you say someone would keep people in the dark for their own good, you're part of the cover-up and you're a traitor.
Now, look into the origin of governments: Between 4,000 and 3,000 BC came the first religions dedicated to gods who come from the sky. Thereafter we see humans organizing under these gods and forming governments intended to serve their god's will. In the case of Egypt and others, the monarch was considered a god himself. If I might be so bold: Our governments have been the work of these invaders from the beginning, and when they cover an alien sighting, they're covering themselves to prevent humanity from asking questions about the outside universe.