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Originally posted by superpaul55
I wouldn't bother listening to anything this guy says, he is a crackpot.
Originally posted by Roper
Here and ready to report.
Originally posted by ignorant_ape
RED GOLEM :
the " roper report " is not a single document - it is an ongoing series produced by a polling agency
there are literally hundreds of them
but the one you want is here .
Although a few elements remain constant, most of the numbers indicate a downward trend; no reason for that trend could be determined. However, this downward trend is counter to the claims of skeptics who profess that the population has been contaminated by movies, television, and magazine articles about UFO abductions. According to their theory, a rise in number should have been seen due to the immense public interest in this controversial topic.
During the 1991 survey it was noticed that a group of people identified as "Political/Social Actives" reported a higher number of unusual experiences when compared with the population at large. This group is believed to be more influential in setting social trends. For purposes of this report they are designated as "Influentials or Inf." The 1998 survey demonstrated two interesting results. In all areas, the responses reported by this group were down from the 1991 survey. However, the "Influentials" did show higher response to all questions than did the general public. The response rates for 1991 and 1998 surveys are as follows: