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The Kenneth Arnold UFO sighting was an incident on June 24, 1947, where private pilot Kenneth Arnold spotted a string of nine, shiny unidentified flying objects flying past Mount Rainier at then unheard of supersonic speeds that Arnold clocked at a minimum of 1,200 miles an hour. This was the first post-War sighting in the United States that garnered nationwide news coverage and is credited with being the first of the modern era of UFO sightings, including numerous reported sightings over the next two to three weeks. Arnold's description of the objects also led to the press quickly coining the terms flying saucer and flying disc as popular descriptive terms for UFOs.
Originally posted by flexy123
You can go back 100s, yes even 1000s of years.
UFOs exist already in the furthest past.
What is interesting is to note that the UFOs (and with it the Aliens) are indeed "changing their appearance", ie. adapting to current beliefs and norms.
In the dark ages, it was "carriages" seen on the sky or ships, and Gods, in the 1800s there was a big wave of "air ships" with REMARKABLE accounts of encounters....and starting in the 40s and with the advent of our space age they became UFOs and "Aliens". (Of course, the same "Aliens" which were demons in the past or succubi, incubi etc.)
You will notice that a change of appearance/interpretation of their "craft" as well as change of the actual inhabitants of the "craft" is an essential element of the whole phenomenon.edit on 26-1-2012 by flexy123 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Mianeye
reply to post by chaztekno
A lot of the pictures are fake, so it's not to discuse if they are fake or not, but thanks for the notice
Originally posted by cloudyday
Ingo Swan had a theory about "reality bins". An observer who sees something strange tries to put the strange into a "reality bin" and that is what he see. So maybe the UFOs are the same, but our "reality bins" are changing with culture.