DURING a recent radio interview, the presenter asked me why, if UFOs exist, no one has produced any definitive evidence to prove it.
I assured him that there is a veritable mountain of proof – for those who have eyes to see.
As I’ve mentioned before in this column, UFO researchers and political lobbyists have an annual convention explicitly dedicated to getting the evidence out there.
The first thing that even diehard sceptics have to acknowledge is that there is an awful lot of eyewitness testimony to be had, and any rational person who takes the time to look at it would have to acknowledge that either the thousands of witnesses are deluded or lying, or we are indeed being visited by non-human intelligences from elsewhere.
Ah, but that’s not “scientific evidence”, say some. “Eyewitness testimony is unreliable.”
Well, I’d agree that eyewitness testimony might be unreliable within the field of science, but that doesn’t make it unreliable per se.
If 1,000 independent witnesses tell me they’ve seen a donkey running down the middle of King Street, odd though that may be, I’d be pretty tempted to believe them.
Why? Because the idea so many people would independently decide to tell such a fib without any apparent motivation is far more difficult to swallow than the idea of a donkey running down the street.
“It’s not just lights in the sky these people are seeing”, said Ricardo Reyes.
“They’ve seen ET hardware, top-secret documentation and, in some cases, biological material which is alien in nature.”
And that’s the point. If a witness sees a bright light in the sky it could be any number of things other than an alien spacecraft.
However, if they should see a classified memo from the Vice-President of the USA stating that UFOs really exist, then there is simply no wiggle-room.
Either the witness is lying, the document is fake, or the document is real. It’s that simple.
Now it’s true that there are faked UFO documents out there, and I once had the pleasure of personally exposing one.
But some are real and have been stamped as authentic by world-renowned document analysts.
In 2013, there was a Citizens Hearing held in the USA on the UFO subject.
Respected lawyers, scientists, journalists, and others all testified under oath that they had seen incontrovertible proof that some UFOs were indeed alien spacecraft and that contact with their occupants was made in 1947.
The organisers have a database of hundreds of people – astronauts, astronomers and physicists amongst them – who are prepared to disclose what they know as long as they are given immunity from prosecution.
Copies of this database, along with copies of restricted documents signed by very high-ranking individuals, have now been sent to every Member of Congress in the USA.
The objective is to force a full Congressional Hearing on the UFO enigma.
The Citizens Hearing itself was steered by a committee which contained US politicians of real calibre, and there can be no doubt that the real truth about the UFO phenomenon is being withheld from the public.
As former Director of the CIA, Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, noted, “Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about UFOs.
“But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense.”
It’s ironic that while sceptics are bleating about the need for “scientific proof”, hundreds of the scientists they revere so much claim to have the proof they seek but are being prevented from presenting it due to draconian laws concerning national security.
So, the sceptics want to see the evidence made public and so do the campaigners.
Unlikely bedfellows they may be, but the sceptics should be supporting the campaigners in their efforts as they purportedly both want the same thing; the truth.
Behind the official denials, a growing number of people around the globe, including a former Canadian Defence Minister, are now saying, “Enough is enough; it’s time we told the people the truth”.
Next week we’ll take a closer look at what they have to say.
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