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Originally posted by blueyedevil666
I pose this question for a few reasons. After years of interest in the UFO/Paranormal (entertainment value only)...it would seem to me that this hysteria is slowly becoming a pseudo-religion, this is scary, more scary than any conspiracy theory/threat of global doom, simply due to the power of faith. I say this because, barring any proof, any concrete existence of anything of this nature, people hang on to the ideals of said topics in a way that is comparable to any major religious faith.
Religion: absence of proof, tenets of the faith (books read religiously by most enthusiasts/UFO authors/paranormal texts), and the zealous behavior surrounding the absolute truth to these claims.
Anyone care to comment on my thoughts? The prospect of a faith developing globally terrifies me.
Ok, I don't get how you are JUDGING the OP to be judgemental? The person is just stating how they feel about this growing phenomena. I do not see the OP ridiculing anyone, and is only asking for peoples opinions. The only one who is judging on this thread is, you!
You can't just go around calling people idiots just because they don't agree with what you consider proof. Makes people wonder who the person with their head up his rectum really is.
Originally posted by Elhardt...Just to step in, if you observed the wording of the OP you'd see that he follows the UFO/paranormal for entertainment purposes, which would seem to imply he finds it amusing and fake. Also he said there was no proof. To put it bluntly, that's idiotic. I even see another claiming lack of proof. I don't get it. Thousands of UFO videos, landing sites that have been examined, strange implants surgically removed from people, presidents and NASA employees and military pilots and millions of others as eye witnesses, and all that is no proof? A person has to be living with his head up his a** to say there's no proof...