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'People just didn't ask a lot of questions about things they saw and couldn't understand,' notes Cooper, who adds that it was a lot simpler to look the other way, shrug one's shoulders, and chalk up what had been seen to 'just another experimental aircraft that must have been developed at another area of the air base.'
Originally posted by gzhpcuTalk about ufos and you can lose your job...
I've always found some validity in this statement (taken from the link above), and I think it could be half true, half not.
Originally posted by slank
I still wonder at how much you could learn from looking at artifacts of alien technology with out knowing the physics (world model) behind it.
If you gave an automobile to a person of Babylonian times what do you think they would have made of it? Would they be able to figure out the physics, chemistry and all the engineering that went into it? And without gasoline to run it , why you would bother to make one?
What about if you gave it to earlier mankind that didn't even know how to do metalurgy?
Given the fact that all conspiracies eventually collapse due to one or more of the participants letting slip real information, how is it that the conspiracy to "keep the truth from us" regarding aliens hasn't unraveled yet. Maybe, just maybe folks, it's because there are no aliens and therefor no proof to support their existence.