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UFO/ET Debate

Earthfiles investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe discusses a new type of astronomical telescope known as the 'Dragonfly' which has discovered a "dark galactic twin of our Milky Way Galaxy;" recent unexplained animal mutilations in Australia, Argentina and southern England; and eyewitness testimony of a triangular UFO in Iowa that seemingly sent out telepathic communications.

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UFO/ET Debate

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Date: Wednesday - August 1, 2007
Host: George Noory
Guests: Stanton Friedman, Dr. Michael Shermer, James Chiles

Stanton Friedman & Michael Shermer squared off on the topic of UFOs and ETs. Friedman characterized himself as a scientist who's been looking at the evidence for 49 years-- a 'Cosmic Watergate' has taken place, with cover-ups beginning in 1947, he declared. It's improbable that ETs are bipedal primates who just happened to find us with their craft, countered Shermer, the publisher of Skeptic Magazine.

Friedman cited trace cases in which unidentified craft have left marks on the ground, as well as the sighting testimonies of trained observers. Shermer said the evidence for UFOs is largely anecdotal with unreliable witnesses, blurry photos and grainy videos. Until we have an actual craft to examine, there is no proof to connect UFO sightings with an extraterrestrial presence, he added.

Some people (such as Betty & Barney Hill) have been abducted by aliens, and such claims should be evaluated on a case by case basis, Friedman stated. The claim that sleep paralysis triggers abduction reports doesn't account for cases where people are abducted from outside their bedrooms, he continued. Shermer believes abduction narratives are a modern version of the incubi/succubi reports of the Middle Ages. People are having anomalous experiences through hypnosis or sleep deprivation/paralysis and the current culture filters their interpretation of it, he explained. A Fast Blast poll conducted in the last hour found that 80% sided with Friedman, 20% with Shermer.

Minn. Bridge Disaster

The first hour was devoted to the sudden collapse of the Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis. Ian Punnett, who lives in the area, commented on the disaster. He was followed by writer James Chiles who noted that many bridges across America have structural deficiencies and have been worn down by large trucks and corrosion.

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