While many of us think that complete disclosure from our respective Federal Governments may be a wonderful idea in theory, could it actually be a bad
I'm sure many here would put me in a particular camp by saying as much, that of "Disinfo agent" or perhaps "Non-believer" or worse "Skeptic with
nothing better to do". Or maybe that, perhaps, people might think that I believe that "undue" panic would ensue if total disclosure came to
panice might manifest itself, however, the rapidity with which information can traverse the globe these days, I feel that more
would come to terms with the reality of what would be said, than those that would let their imaginations run wild.
However, it seems much of my time (whether on ATS or otherwise) is spent in trying to convince others that ALL
options are possible on ANY
subject. I am never willing to place myself in any "camp", simply to avoid the inherent pitfalls associated with a closed-minded environment.
That said, has anyone ever postulated the effects of full disclosure? To me
there is something very large missing: That being there's nothing
on the other side of the equal sign.
Once full disclosure were to come about, again to me, the other side of the equal sign points to "then what"? Ok, the Government complies with the
people's outcries, then what? Has all of the speculation been laid to rest? IMHO I think not, I think there would be an even greater degree (due to
human nature and perhaps fear of the unknown) of speculation but NOW, there is no recourse. Now, the Government can and will take the position of
"We've told you everything and there is nothing left to tell".
Now, all of these people who have spent a lifetime researching the subject and (yes let's be realistic and call a spade a spade) have made a decent
living on it, will likely be left as entrails to what could potentially be described as a "defunct" science.
There is a certain je ne sais quoi to the mystery and wonder; that which is left to the imagination of the possibilities
that exist whether on
our own planet or a billion light years away, that can't be regained after some forms of disclosure may well take away the reasons we got in flight
to those topics in the first place.
I'm curious what others think about this, please let me know.
Edit for spelling
[edit on 22-4-2009 by alphabetaone]