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are real cropcircles peaceable warnings against (herb/pest)icides & terminator seeds?

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posted on Jun, 17 2013 @ 08:56 PM
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A 17th-century English woodcut called the Mowing-Devil depicts the devil with a scythe mowing (cutting)[59] a circular design in a field of oats. The pamphlet containing the image states that the farmer, disgusted at the wage his mower was demanding for his work, insisted that he would rather have "the devil himself" perform the task. This is, however, not a historical precedent of crop circles because the stalks were cut down, not bent
That tale was just religious intimidation.

Real cropcircles' stalks are not cut.

They are not even damaged,

Its as if they bend of their own accord.

Of course there are knockoffs; I wouldn't be surprised if some guilty party realized what these cropcircles were trying to bring attention to and decided to do something to discredit the phenomenon by a flood of hoaxes.




posted on Jun, 17 2013 @ 09:57 PM
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Well the first thing to keep in mind about the mowing devil story is that the story is over 300 years old. It can't be taken quite literally. Parts will be embellished.

Doubtful that the guy goes into a pub and bargains against the devil to harvest his wheat. Fanciful.

Something from the story that is interesting is that the guy awoke in the middle of the night to see his field awash in orange light, as if on fire. Fanciful, but interesting parallels with modern day UFO accounts. Also, either way you look at it, it lends credence to the anomaly. It is either an original occurrence which hundreds of years later still rings true with modern accounts of strange occurrences and lights in the sky, or it is a theme that has persisted all this time and, by extension SERIOUSLY calls into question all modern abduction account skeptics who tend to write off the phenomena as a product of mass hallucination or hysteria calling on the planted suggestions of Betty and Barney Hill...who by extension must be liars.


Also, it isn't a stretch to think someone may consider such a thing to be the result of being mowed. After a strange night you walk into a field and see your crop flattened. A lot of people may just decide to high tail it out of there without much investigation.

Heck, the dude said it looked like his entire field was on fire!

Alone it is a crazy story and little more, but when you look at the totality of the phenomena, it paints a ratger odd picture.



posted on Jun, 18 2013 @ 05:21 AM
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There are two types of fairy rings. The ones you mention(mashroom circles) and a second type that is acrually a circle of burnt or dry grass.

In Greek folk tales we learn as kids not to step inside this type of circles, coz fairies will take us. If i'm not mistaken similar stories come from Ireland and Scotland as well.





posted on Jun, 18 2013 @ 07:09 AM
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it seems that's still the action of fungus...there's no bending and weaving of the stalks at all; no pattern.

that is not a crop circle.



posted on Jun, 19 2013 @ 12:22 AM
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ROFL
why would Elemental's know english?


native americans call them medicine wheels, they show up occasionally after ceremonies
and they aren't always inscribed on vegetation


and no Bill Witherspoon didn't make this as some "debunkers" are claiming.



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