posted on Feb, 18 2007 @ 11:54 AM
Dominicus: Yes, I've seen them. Whether or not they were gnomes is open to speculation, but 'gnomes' is how I've described them in past posts,
for want of better term.
No milk or cookies involved: they were univited and the event was spontaneous.
They were ------------------ horrible: terrifying ! Seriously.
And yet, they didn't do anything overtly frightening.
But I would never in my life describe them as 'cute' or benign or harmless or 'spiritually evolved'.
Brothers Grimm and other tellers of fairy tales, and most particularly the New Age crowd who portray 'gnomes' as friendly, helpful little folk, have
a lot to answer for. People appear to have based their impression of gnomes on pretty illustrations in children's books. Wrong, wrong !
These creatures (or at least those I encountered) are DARK. They are dangerous. They are not friendly and they do not like humans.
They took me as close to madness as I care to go and I've seen a thing or two. They scared me witless, literally. After they'd gone, I was
babbling in terror, couldn't breathe, couldn't think.
Same thing happened to two women making their way to work in Central America. They saw just one of these small human-like creatures on the path ahead
of them. It vanished swiftly, but that brief glimpse was sufficient to send one of the women into physical and mental shock so severe that she
required urgent medical assistance and was removed by ambulance.
In another instance, a woman and her adult daughter in Australia suffered severe shock which escalated to hysteria after witnessing several of the
creatures in their home in daylight.
The Native Americans were familiar with the gnomes or 'little people': they warned their children to never interact or communicate with them. The
Native Americans were terrified of these things: they left offerings in the hope the creatures would leave their crops undisturbed. Picture a Native
American -- resourceful, brave, physically capable of dominating his environment and enemies -- and then ask yourself WHY he would be terrified of a
creature two feet tall.
In Northern Europe, the 'little people' or gnomes (or whatever name was used) were greatly feared: it was believed they stole babies (and children
and adults), also that they left their own horrible offspring in place of human babies. Tales have been handed down of victims disappearing near the
haunts of the creatures: afterwards, only the victims' skins were found. Some of those who disappeared returned years later but their minds were
affected. Others never returned.
In most paranormal forums, you'll discover posts written by people who saw gnomes, elves or little people as children and were terrified of them.
Many such posters are 50, 60 or older.
The gnome-type creatures have been recorded in all corners of the globe, from Iceland to Hawaii, and few accounts portray the creatures as benevolent
or as those whose company should be sought or invited.
The various accounts and folk-lore warn against annoying the creatures and many warn about even acknowledging or communicating with them.
As far as I'm aware, it's unknown if the creatures are paranormal/interdimensional in origin, or are actual physical entities. It's been
speculated the creatures may be non-human 'alien' entities.
What I am able to tell you is that the creatures possess the power to control and manipulate humans mentally and physically.
You may be interested in researching Charles Bonnet syndrome, which occurs to some with sight-impairment. Many such people have reported seeing small
gnome or elf type creatures, usually wearing some form of hat. Although sight-impaired, these witnesses have been of demonstrably sound mind.
In conclusion, I suspect it's the creatures (gnomes, little people, elf types) who initiatate contact, rather than those who seek their company via
offerings of milk and cookies.
I've been advised that the gnome creatures form attachments to locations, rather than to individuals. So if you're desperate to make their
acquaintance despite the above cautions, you might be successful if you discover a gnome-frequented location and take up residence there.