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UFOs: No Longer Crazy?

UFOs: No Longer Crazy?
It appears as if an F-35 is now an Unoccupied Flying Object.  Pilot bailed out and the plane kept going on autopilot.

Why bail out of a perfectly good airplane?


https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opin...rcna105603


Quote:There’s still a lot we don’t know about the lost plane, but we do know that it was part of a training squadron with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. At some point during a flight on Sunday afternoon, the pilot ejected with the fighter jet’s autopilot still running. Joint Base Charleston, in the funniest development possible, posted a call for help from the public on Facebook, asking for assistance in tracking down the errant plane like it was a dog that had wandered off from its owner. The base even included a phone number for the public to call with sightings.
Robert G. Ingersoll : “No man with a sense of humor ever founded a religion.”
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Quote:Pentagon Review Finds No Evidence of Alien Cover-Up

The new congressionally mandated Pentagon report found no evidence that the government was covering up knowledge of extraterrestrial technology and said there was no evidence that any U.F.O. sightings represented alien visitation to Earth.

The 63-page document is the most sweeping rebuttal the Pentagon has issued in recent years to counter claims that it has information on extraterrestrial visits or technology.

Maj. Gen. Patrick Ryder, a Defense Department spokesman, said the Pentagon approached the report with an open mind and no preconceived notions, but simply found no evidence to back up claims of secret programs, hidden alien technology or anything else extraterrestrial.

“All investigative efforts, at all levels of classification, concluded that most sightings were ordinary objects and phenomena and the result of misidentification,” General Ryder said in a statement.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/08/us/po...eview.html
Mountain-high though the difficulties appear, terrible and gloomy though all things seem, they are but Mâyâ.
Fear not — it is banished. Crush it, and it vanishes. Stamp upon it, and it dies.


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And all across the country this morning assholes will wake up and say "YOU SEE?  ITS ALL A CONSPIRACY AND THEY ARE ALL IN ON IT."

Way too many assholes in the US.
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(03-09-2024, 03:53 PM)Minimalist Wrote: "YOU SEE?  ITS ALL A CONSPIRACY AND THEY ARE ALL IN ON IT!"

Conspiracies are more fun the more people involved.  The more people involved the more likely the checkout clerk at the supermarket you just bought your groceries from is a key figure in the conspiracy and you can have a shudder at close you came to being personally affected by it.  The difference here between a shudder and an orgasm is the words aren't spelled the same.
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I love the "Ancient Aliens" kooks.  Yeah....supersmart aliens traveled trillions of miles to visit Egypt in the Early Bronze Age so they could pile up limestone.

What a fucking waste of time!
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Some good reasons to be skeptical of extra-terrestrial alien visitations:

1.  Almost always the vessels described flitting about in the lower atmosphere are the same ones that crossed interstellar distances to get here.  It's about the same as declaring a nuclear long range submarine also clambered about overland.  All earth origin extraterrestrial exploration employed separate vehicles for the intra-planetary transit and the overland exploration.

2  In all Earth's history encompassing several billion years of biological evolution only ONE creature has emerged with a sense of long-term consequence and an effectively infinite memory, both of which would be necessary to achieve interstellar travel.  While I personally would find it remarkable if life itself were rare, self-aware life able to chronicle a steadily increasing bank of knowledge and expertise appears, based on what's been found here, VERY unlikely.  Moreover, we have no strong indications such an organism would not self-destruct within a few thousands of years, and numerous indicators that self-destruction may be even inevitable.

3.  A severe deficiency in mileage points awarded for such travel.  This last might be the most compelling reason of all.
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Earthlings are not important enough to be visited, but damn, they sure like to think they are.

Oh, look, we've been visited by an angel. Whistling
Being told you're delusional does not necessarily mean you're mental. 
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All this stuff has been crazy, both in the good and bad ways.

I've personally always been in the mind of "is there LIFE in the universe other than us? Yes, probably.". However that doesnt mean "little green men" and all that jazz. When some of this stuff starting coming out in the US about people taking stuff to congress, that is "interesting" as it's more like official than just saying stuff. However it's still not proof of anything.

Along with the above comes an alleged laundry list of stuff that comes with it including maybe that IF this stuff is legit, there is some sort of "inter-dimensional" type things involved. But the problem is......how do you even get to that level?

In my opinion, so far at least, its much much more likely that the various governments of the world have some tech that we aren't told about [not in a conspiracy level type way] and us "normal people" may have caught something on film, and our stupid brains jump to "MUST BE ALIENS", when it's more likely that either 1) we're all wrong and its just literally 'nothing' or 2) its all stuff that we've made ourselves.

I enjoy trying to keep up on the topic, but the stuff that some "alien fanatics" bring to the table is simply unscientific and that alone puts me off the subject.
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That's what the us gov has used every ufo discovery and disclosure program for thusfar, anyway.
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(03-18-2024, 10:39 AM)OakTree500 Wrote: In my opinion, so far at least, its much much more likely that the various governments of the world have some tech that we aren't told about [not in a conspiracy level type way] and us "normal people" may have caught something on film, and our stupid brains jump to "MUST BE ALIENS", when it's more likely that either 1) we're all wrong and its just literally 'nothing' or 2) its all stuff that we've made ourselves.
It's also a way to distract the masses from the REAL problems in the world.
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