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.
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