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Re: Crop Circles Discussion

From: Kentaro Mori <kentaro.mori.nul>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 11:00:51 -0300
Archived: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 14:54:12 -0400
Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion


>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 16:36:19 -0400
>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

<snip>

>If the Crabwoods glyph (alien face and apparent data disk) had
>interwoven stalks, no stompage, then I'd like to see that one
>videotaped, recreated in daytime.

Some days after the Crabwood formation, the same technique was
applied by the Circlemakers.org to create two commissioned
formations:

http://www.circlemakers.org/orange.html

http://www.circlemakers.org/richardjudy.html

It's very improbable that they would have developed the
technique so perfectly in just a few weeks. Rather, though they
do not specifically claim authorship for the Crabwood formation,
it's clear they did that first to promote a new technique for
creating glyphs and then successfully sold that.

As for the general discussion, it must be noted ancient mentions
to circles in vegetation are probably related to 'fairy rings',
produced by fungi, mushrooms.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairy_ring

Erasmus Darwin mentioned crop circles in 1789 and suggested they
were produced by bizarre lighting, but today it's clear he was
referring to fairy rings.

Even today, as many ufologists may know, fairy rings continue to
be mistaken for 'landings' of flying saucers. Along with
meteorologically produced UFO "nests", they do link UFOs with
crop circles.

Doug Bower and Dave Chorley mentioned the 1966 Tully UFO nest as
inspiration for their first crop circles. As far as anyone know,
no matter how they may be vilified by believers, they were the
first (or at least among the first) to produce crop circles as
we know them.

As they didn't care to hoax stories to go along with their
creations, crop circles gained a life of their own - not
necessarily associated with theories such as lightnings, flying
saucers, fairies, mowing devils and so on. Their mere existence
and beauty as an art form became their most important aspect,
and one that could be clearly seen.


Mori



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