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Edgar Mitchell claims ET is here!

Started by Doug Peterson, 07/24/2008 05:55AM
Posted 07/24/2008 05:55AM Opening Post,23599,24070088-13762,00.html

"--Granted, that's a worse case scenario. The destruction might in fact be ... limited to our own galaxy."
Posted 07/24/2008 06:48AM #1
Doug, When I was living in Casa Grande AZ back in the late '70s, Mitchell gave a talk, which I attended, at a small Baptist church. I believe at the time he was involved in a search for the remnants of Noah's ark on Mount Ararat(?).

Darian R.
Posted 07/24/2008 03:45PM #2
Unfortunately, this is just hear-say and not factual. Anyone can claim to have privileged information on anything, but it does not prove they do.
There are many people that have some very strange ideas and beliefs, but it will take a real alien, walking around with news reporters and people, to make me believe this is true. 8)

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Posted 07/24/2008 04:35PM #3
How does the government manage to get to alien sightings before our reporters and citizens? Must be some sort of specialized alien radar. It would be nice if our "Government" would convert some of their alien coverup techniques to improving our economy. Seems quite a dichotomy exists between these two abilities. We have astounding belief in their one ability; and the other, well you fill in the blank.

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Posted 07/25/2008 03:09PM #4
You know, as far as the government being able to squash all the reports........

What government? The US govt?

How does the US govt squash the reports in China, or Ethiopia, or Namibia, or Slovakia? The Seychelles?

Or do all ufo's land in the United States?

Or is it the international government?

Is the UN really all that effective?


International Postal Organization ("meeting in Berne, Switzerland," I think you have to say whenever you mention them)?

Just which international govenrment?

Or do all governments squash the reports in the same way?

How did whoever did it get all the governments in the world to cooperate like that?

I want to know.

Posted 07/29/2008 03:14PM #5
Edgar Mitchell has been well known as a woo before, during and after his experience as an astronaut. He has long been a leader in the new age, spiritualism, mysticism, ufology, and remote healing movement. During his Moon trip he conducted private ESP experiments with friends. In 1973 he founded the Institute of Noetic Sciences which focuses on the paranormal.

Mitchell needs to present evidence, not hearsay regarding extraterrestrial visitations. Even when presenting hearsay, he should at least name his sources. Someone with a doctorate should know better. Having been an astronaut does not make him an authority. Science respects evidence tied to rational explanations, not the pronouncements of alleged authorities. Courts and congressional committees also require high levels of proof, although not quite to the level of science. Unfortunately, credulous members of the public will automatically accept many unfounded claims that simply sound cool, comforting or even scary.

Mitchell needs to explain how and why all governments (he did use the plural) and private research facilities have conspired to keep extraterrestrial visitations a secret for over sixty years. His claim that there is a “cabal of insiders” within the US government that has kept their findings secret from every president after Kennedy is ludicrous. To whom do they report? Who hires them? How are they paid? How has this cabal maintained itself for generations? And if Mitchell knows so much about them, he should tell us who they are.

It is not incumbent upon NASA or anyone else to prove that UFOs are not ET spacecraft. Negatives cannot be proven. No one can prove that fairies, ghosts or leprechauns do not exist. Mitchell and the ET spacecraft believers with which he has been long associated need to present solid evidence, and not the kind of stuff that members of his fraternity will quickly cheer and say they knew it all along. He says he is not afraid of government retribution, so let’s see him develop a proper argument in the manner of a grownup with academic credentials.

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