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Re: Crop Circles Discussion

From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 05:56:32 -0700
Archived: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 11:04:30 -0400
Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion


>From: Kentaro Mori <kentaro.mori.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 11:00:51 -0300
>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>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.

Wrong again. Of course some may be, but as I've said before,
others have more specific descriptions, like the 1882 England
account in Nature. Did you even read that one I linked to?
Flattened, swirled circles around a standing centre. Not the
same as fairy rings at all. Other older accounts also describe
similar flattened and swirled circles. The 1925 Canadian report
comes from the grandson, who I know personally, of the farmer at
the time. Again, a specific description of circles in wheat
flattened hard to the ground. That is just one other example of
many whose description does not match that of fairy / fungus
rings...

>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.

How do you know this? References please?

>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.

Again, read more of the historical accounts I linked to before,
including multiple pre-1980 reports in Canada (and other
countries). There _is_ evidence for earlier crops circles 'as we
know them'.

Paul

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Canadian Crop Circle Research Network
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