posted on Aug, 22 2007 @ 06:25 PM
reply to post by internos
I think the perfect hoax's definition will shift with time.
Look at Ray Harryaussen's work, as a child I couldn't comprehend how something so realistic was achieved. When Terminator came out, everybody
thought , this is it, we've reached ultimate life-like visual effects.
Take a look at it today and your eyes are assaulted by the crudeness of the effects.
I believe the perfect hoax can only be perfect in its time before the means used to create it become obsolete.
All mine are already dated because everyone is now accustomed to Vue6 veneer.
Look at Adamski's shots today, you can barely contain laughter thinking back then you could enslave a whole sect bby taking photographs of a couple
You eye is always confronted to reality. You can fool it sometimes but it gets wise pretty fast.
It's too easy to post fakes on youtube because the definition is so poor you can't really make it out, so with a little talent and skills you can
conceal things that would appear on a video format.
And yes, the perfect hoax requires a lot of money because much more than a perfect video is required.
You also need credible testimonies, and all sorts of elaborate ploys.