posted on Jul, 18 2007 @ 11:44 AM
Just like a good crossword puzzle, 3D tesseract, murder mystery, geocached quarry, rubik's cube, sunken treasure, optical illusion, brain teaser,
magic show, nonogram, or anagram - the drones allow us to exercise our mind, practice critical thinking, contemplate the unknown, exert our powers of
observation, undertake deductive reasoning, and contribute to a community of like-minded problem-solvers.
Of course the drones are likely fake, perpetrated by a hoaxter of dubious intent, probably CGI, and may, ultimately have nothing whatsoever to do with
Aliens, UFOs, black projects, secret societies, reversed engineering, antigravity, or any other conspiratorial revelation. So what?
We're enjoying the process of discovery. We're establishing relationships among friends with similar interests. We're using our collective
intellect to debate and discuss possibilities. This, in itself and in aggregate, makes it all worth it - even if the outcome is nothing but a
domestic prankster. To have generated as much interest as it has, worldwide and in forums of many types says something about its effectiveness and
It reflects our affinity to such ideas and makes the time well spent and, in my opinion, worthwhile. Exploring the drones has led me down many paths
of discovery that I might have never been exposed to otherwise. For that I am grateful.
I, for one, will continue to participate, and would encourage you to as well. ATS is a community of thinkers. We like problems like this. We
aren't collectively running to the rooftops to shout warnings of an invasion - we're merely examining a conundrum with a cryptographic
inscrutability and intriguing perplexity.
Why not join us? I'm sure you'd be welcome and have something meaningful to contribute after you 'look under the hood' a bit more. We could use
In any case, we value your opinion - even if it is simply that you've become "sick of all this drone stuff..."
[edit on 7/18/2007 by Outrageo]