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Re: Crop Circles Discussion

From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 19:19:12 +0100
Archived: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 10:45:32 -0400
Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 21:43:23 -0700
>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>Not this again... it doesn't matter to me how many formations
>have been made by Irving, Lundberg & co.; there is still the
>scientific and historical evidence for a real phenomenon apart
>from all that. Even some of the hoaxers in one interview some
>years ago said they had been inspired by the circles which had
>already been happening...

Yes, inspired by earlier hoaxers/artists.

There is no, repeat no, historical evidence for crop circles, as
they are presently understood, before the 1980s. The clearest
evidence for this is at Warminster, Wiltshire, England.

Warminster lies in the epicentre of the English crop circle
territory, and forty years ago it was the centre of England's
biggest ever UFO flap.

The place was swarming with ufologists, recording anything
unusual that happened in the area. Quite literally, a sparrow
could not fall from the sky without it being noticed. Yet no-
one, repeat no-one, recorded anything resembling a corn circle
as we now know the term.

No matter what you think their origin may be, you have to admit
that the corn circle phenomenon began in the 1980s.

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