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Probably not, the Loch Ness is not open to the sea.
Originally posted by platosallegory
Exactly, does the Navy have a plan in case ships run into the Loch Ness monster?
Originally posted by Malcram
reply to post by Gawdzilla
And you received an answer. What are you confused about? I'm sure everyone else can see it. But just for you, here it is again, abridged, numbered and dumbed down:
They would publish it because.
1. The information needs to be disseminated to people like firefighters because UFO's and ETs are a reality they occasionally do face and may well have to face in the future.
2. Gradual disclosure. Things like this are indirect admissions of the ETH. They can be "cooled" with denial if the interested response is considered too great, but they serve gently and gradually to prepare a population for the reality of ET contact.
3. There is no such thing as a "smoking gun" anyway, to those who are not willing to be reasonable. Black can be argued to be white and this "smoking gun" can be explained away using lies and distortion - as it always is - and those not paying attention or who are biased against the ETH will be quick to accept it, despite it being absurd. Happens here every day.
That's why. Need, a program of gradual disclosure, coupled with the ability to talk their way out of anything, no matter what the facts, if they ever feel the need.
[edit on 14-4-2009 by Malcram]
Originally posted by Gawdzilla
Sorry, that's just bosh. First, nobody's found any aliens.
Second, publishing a chapter on how to deal with aliens would be a smoking gun, for sure, really, the BIG ONE. So why would they?
Originally posted by Gawdzilla
reply to post by platosallegory
"The government really shouldn't fear discolsure because the so called skeptics and debunkers will explain it away no matter what's presented. "
Too bad there's not more of a challenge to that. That bright light in the night sky? Is it an alien spacecraft or the Moon? Maybe we better wait a few eons to see, no need for hasty calls on that.
In this chapter we will now turn our attention to the very real threat posed by Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), whether they exist or not. The well-documented and highly publicized War of the Worlds radio drama by Orson Welles shows how even a perceived existence to alien creatures can cause very real disaster-like conditions and panic among a given populace. In addition, if the apparent visits by alien beings and their space vehicles should pose any type of threat, it will, as always, be the fire service that is called upon to provide the first line of life-saving defense and disaster mitigation.
With no intention of trying to prove or disprove the authenticity of the numerous UFO encounters often related by very credible witnesses including airline and military pilots, astronauts, police officers, fire fighters, members of Congress, and even a U.S. President, the balance of this chapter will present a brief history and nature of UFOs and their alleged occupants; their widespread sightings over the globe since ancient times; their appearance, propulsion origin, and possible motives for continuing reconnaissance.
Throughout this book, many of the references to actual events are based on the experiences of both of the authors. However, in this area of UFOs and their potential, we are relying largely on the research and experiences of Charles Bahme.