Tag Archives: UFOs

Confusion in the Atheist Universe! We Are the Paranormal Phenomenon That We Have Been Waiting for!

Remember how, during the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama said that we are the change we have been waiting for? Well, I was thinking about this in terms of paranormal phenomenon. So many people are looking beyond themselves, out into the world, for evidence … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking: Another Frickin’ Atheist Who Doesn’t Believe in UFOs!

Stephen Hawking thinks that the universe made itself from nothing and that there are no intelligent civilizations within several hundred light years of our own. In short, Hawking basically shoots down, in ten minutes, two recent speculative obsessions of this … Continue reading

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The Morristown UFO Sightings (2009)

Something creepy in the sky akin to what people saw in the 1997 Phoenix Lights incident: The UFOs did not appear on local radar and a pilot who witnessed them insisted that they were not aircraft: But, alas, it was … Continue reading

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Thinking about Hoaxes

When you have a phenomenon, like UFOs, that is characteristically top-heavy with eyewitness testimony, but lacking in physical evidence and in tension with prevailing scientific paradigms, you are bound to attract a freak show of tricksters, cons, and hoaxers:  

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Iron Mountain

I didn’t know about this place. Interesting.

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Carl Sagan Looks Like an Alien and Wants Us to Believe That There are No Aliens Visiting Earth. Shouldn’t That Tell You Something?

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Hanger 18: 1950s Military Clerk-Typist, June Crane, Claims That There Were Alien Bodies Stored at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio

And June Crane says she had a high level clearance for her job. At the age of 72, she decided to break her silence. Her testimony, from a History Channel UFO Files  segment, starts at 2:20 in this clip:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  . What are … Continue reading

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Did NASA Mission STS-48 Videotape a UFO Dodging Our Star Wars Defense System?

A researcher into UFOs that I respect (Richard Dolan) thinks that there might be something to this curious 1991 UFO incident video recorded by Space Shuttle Mission STS-48: I suspect the two flashes that initiate the video sequence are the shuttle … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: Schisms! And My Discovery of Jeremy Vaeni!

In my ongoing quest, the past few weeks, to discover what I think of UFOs and the UFO-believing community, I purchased a copy of UFO Magazine  (Issue #150) at my local Barnes & Noble and found something that surprised me. There … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: What Do You Make of Professor Robert Jacobs’s Bizarre UFO Testimony?

This segment of the UFO documentary, Out of the Blue , features in its first half the UFO testimony of Professor Robert Jacobs. Jacobs, in the 1960s, was in the military and he recounts an amazing UFO event that changed his … Continue reading

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UFOs, Witchcraft, and Young Goodman Brown

I mean no disrespect of abductees or eyewitnesses who have had vivid and life-disrupting UFO encounters, and know  things that a UFO nonexperiencer (like myself) does not, but as I’ve thought about UFOs in a serious fashion these past few weeks, … Continue reading

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The Famous Tether UFOs Explained

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Swamp Gas?

Well, no. But probably not alien spacecraft caught in passing either. What’s likely being imaged in these NASA photos are probably human-generated debris orbiting from previous space missions, but they certainly look otherworldly, don’t they? NASA has removed these pictures from its site. How … Continue reading

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Thinking about UFO Abductees with Harvard Psychologist John Mack

This is a segment from a documentary on Harvard pychologist John Mack and some of the UFO abductees that he has interviewed and worked with. I thought that this segment was especially interesting and informative: Hat tip: Atrueoriginall

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Blogging UFOs: Alien Invasion and the Asian Giant Hornet?

If UFOs with aliens in them are really starting to visit our planet in greater earnest (as UFO believers claim, most notably Temple University professor, David Jacobs), and if those aliens do not, in fact, have warm and cuddly intentions toward us (as … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: Are UFO Memories Even Reliable?

In recent posts I know I’ve been raining on the UFO believers’ parade, and I’m trying to keep an open mind about what I’ve discovered after a few weeks of looking into the UFO phenomenon, but the fact that eyewitness testimony … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: Aliens, Bigfoot, and Epistemic Justification

What happens when UFO eyewitness testimony contradicts expert scientific testimony? What do you do? Well, if you’re a reasonable person, it would seem that wherever eyewitness testimony and expert scientific testimony are at odds, you’ve got to considerably lower your … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: A Fresh Baked Alien Cookie

This afternoon it occurred to me that aliens, being a source of sexual and nightmare anxiety for a lot of people, might lead them to make images of aliens into food. You can’t be too scared of something that you can fashion … Continue reading

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Blogging UFOs: What’s the Evangelical Christian Take on Extraterrestrial Visitations?

In the early 1990s, an Evangelical filmmaker produced a pretty good documentary on UFOs. Below is part 1 of 8 from YouTube. As a teenager, I actually saw the first person interviewed (Dave Hunt) at my church a couple of times. Hunt was … Continue reading

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The UFO Hypothesis: Strong v. Weak Versions, and the Skeptic’s Retort

In researching UFOs over the past several weeks, and trying to decide what I think about the claims surrounding them, I’ve noticed that there are strong and weak versions of the UFO hypothesis. In general, people who believe in the strong … Continue reading

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