Skip to comments.Ghost+UFO sightings are down.Psychics-in decline.Are we more discerning-or afraid to trust anything?
Posted on 04/10/2013 5:26:03 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Convention demands the following declaration: I had not been drinking or taking drugs, I hadnt dozed off and reawoken, and I wasnt in a general state of agitation. It was a perfectly normal evening: I had gone to bed and was waiting to fall asleep. Nothing remotely similar has ever happened to me before or since.
Whatever I saw in Manchester was there in front of me there remains no doubt in my mind about that, even after 32 years but I have never worked out what it was.
Seeing and believing used to belong together only when they occurred in the mass... René Descartes undertook never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. Doubt was the primary basis for the rationalism of the Enlightenment, so the first witness to the miraculous had to be seen to have seen. In the age of electronic mass media, when so much flashes around the world instantaneously, when video clips, in a telling usage, go viral, there should be no doubt about what is real and what isnt. Yet the critical mass is no longer critical. There is an air of the semblance, of facticity, about what we are urged to look at. The very fact that it is shrieking for public attention tends to speak against it.
A couple of years ago, I saw a documentary about the UKs dwindling UFO sightings....One man had seen a mysterious object in the sky, some time (if memory serves) in the late 1980s. He had drawn a sketch of it soon after. Hearteningly enough, it was identical to mine.
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because they’ve already taken over?
Because Dennis Kucinich is no longer a member of congress?
For the same reason we stop seeing the ocean when it rolls waaaaay back to the horizon before a tidal wave comes in...
They don’t want to pay their “fair share” per king hussein?
Why? Because they took one look at Soetoro and went looking for intelligent life elsewhere..
We’ve stopped “seeing” UFOs in the skies because modern digital photographic technology eliminates the graininess seen in the old pics. Nowadays, it’s much harder to fake UFO photos. The clarity of modern pics reveals frisbees for what they are.
Because Art Bell retired?
Gas too expensive for the trip back...
That's the real reason why Liberals want to "fight" global warming. They really want to cool the planet so that the aliens will come back.
It is only possible to laugh at 'Stupid' for so long...
Before it is boring and you move along.
Because it’s Bush’s fault and you’re a racist.
ET went home?
It’s a generational thing. The Beatles fans are dying off, and one can’t wait for the same to happen to the fans of Iron Butterfly, Deep Purple, Grand Funk Railroad and Pink Floyd (among many others.)
“Because Art Bell retired?”
No, Kook to Kook AM exist to keep the myth alive.
For the UFO kooks on here, get back to me when you can explain where they can come from.
If the Biography channel is any indication, ghosts and poltergeists are still out there.
Apparently they're as crazy about celebrities as the rest of the population.
That is exactly what is happening.
The enemy wants all eyes on Obama. No distractions are needed or permitted.
My answer was going to be that the USAF has perfected a cloaking device for new test flights....
It was in broad daylight, it was fast, it was silent, it was disc shaped - or rather more like two shallow bowls glued rim to rim, it was metallic in color (chrome looking on one half, dull aluminum color on the other) and had the ability to simply wink out of view instantly.
This was two years ago.
Mr Ditter and I thought we saw one just a few minutes ago....... but we were wrong. :/
I blame the Great Gazoo on the Flintstones.
made the whole concept of the show unbelievable.
Yes, every time I saw a UFO story I would say “Quick, call Quix”.
I remember him as a diehard believer.
There is a good reason for the rapid decline in such sightings.
First, UFO's and alien abductions aren't the product of extraterrestrials but demonic forces. Any careful reading of the accounts of such abductions by Dr John Mack cannot conclude otherwise. The parallels to possession are precise.
Now weave the Communist and Islamic agendas into the picture and one has the whole cloth.
There has been a Communist/Islamic takeover of the White House, the Democratic party, the media, the U.S. education system, and Hollywood.
Evil doesn't need to invade from the fringes...
To quote Eric Norstrom (formally of the State Dept.)..."the Taliban (read enemy) is inside the building."
This is a time to normalize the beliefs of those who have invaded. The time for marvel is over.
Funny response, but I’m not a UFO kook. No foul taken though. I use to be a believer as a kid, but I figure all this jazz over the decades was the DOD doing top secret stuff and the more folks played it up as UFOs it actually worked to their favor by keeping the public distracted over fake aliens while they were testing anti-soviet equipment across the stratosphere.
Why? Because there’s so much peculiar-looking stuff flying around up there that it takes something really wild to even merit notice? Drones, modern lighter than air craft, private experimental aircraft, military aircraft, a plethora of satellites ... that’s a lot of competition. Orange sodium vapor streetlights are a lot more obscuring of the night sky than the old blue mercury vapor ones were, too.
Uhhh . . . because everyone is looking for the Kardashians?
>>Why Have We Stopped Seeing UFOs in the Skies?
Because of the internet, no one goes outside anymore.
“Funny response, but Im not a UFO kook. No foul taken though.”
No, I was not including you as a kook, but I imagine that there are a few believers on FR.
When one crashes in a public venue, or lands in some place like the Washington Mall, I will become a convert.
For the same reason people no longer see goblins, gnomes dragons, fairies, leprechauns, unicorns, and other assorted mystical characters.
Major psychological authorities inform us that seeing UFOs was a release outlet for the sexually repressed. Now, with the Al Gore invention called the Internet, those same individuals have free porno to search for and spot instead.
It’s because UFO’s aren’t aliens. They are fallen angels, and perhaps some heavenly angels.
There are a few “alien abductions” that as soon as the person starts praying to Jesus for it to end, it end’s immediately.
There are also UFO videos of “lights” descending on the temple mount. The evidence is all there. The feeling of pure pure evil that abductees say they feel when on the “ship”.
They left because the final battle approaches.
Because everyone now has HD video cameras on them.
Now they will only come out at night.
Ever since I quit LSD I have not seen a single UFO.
Yeah and cuz gay marriage and guns too so shut up
My son is a documentary film director and filmed in Chile last October making a UFO film. They see UFOs frequently in Chile. There are other locations they are also filming and may do one part in the U.S. in the fall.
So, UFOs are still here and films are still being made about them.
Globull warming. And Bush’s fault.
and small penis size
The devil and his legions try not to be seen these days.
Global Warming has led to a Sasquatch population boom. One thing all aliens fear is Sasquatch.
It’s probably due to the rise of ubiquitous filming in the form of security cameras, camcorders and phones. When images were rare and grainy, anything was possible. With a few camcorder images for a few minutes, questions arose as to why video didn’t match eye witness descriptions. In a world where people pass 50 cameras to get to work, there’s no room for theoretical aliens.
However, this doesn’t preclude us engineering an artificial or mutated life-form in our lifetimes.