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Originally posted by Nicorette
Calling them 'stages' kind of implies it's a natural evolution from Stage 1 to Stage 3, but that's not necessarily the case.edit on 11/6/2012 by Nicorette because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by The GUT
Stage 4: Have graduated from all previous stages and now realize that we are dealing with--for lack of a better term--an extradimensional intelligence.
With this stage comes the realization that our Governments haven't been much--if any--more successful than ourselves at solving the enigma, and are much more interested in manipulating the phenomenon for various nefarious reasons than they are in solving it.