UFO Conjecture(s)

Monday, March 24, 2008

Is there a funny side to UFOs?


We don’t think so.

Consider every sighting or UFO event, even those that are iffy….

Abductions are serious and painful, physically and psychologically, no matter whether they are real or not.

The Maury Island sighting was disastrous, as was the Mantell episode.

Nothing good has come from the Roswell debacle.

Radiation burns and illnesses have afflicted some UFO observers.

Close encounters have not been jovial by a long shot.

Pilot observations and military contact with UFOs, here in the States and abroad, have not proven to be hilarious.

Persons have lost their jobs when they’ve reported flying saucer encounters, and some have committed suicide when they’ve become too involved with UFOs.

(Some may even have been murdered to keep what they knew from the light of day.)

The Hills didn’t have a fun-time when they had their UFO encounter, and ridicule has followed many who’ve had the temerity to report a UFO sighting.

We know that some in the UFO community think UFOs are grist for humor (or attempts at such), even going so far as to provide silly awards and encomiums for those besotted by the phenomenon.

Think of James McDonald, Secretary of Defense James Forrestal, M.K. Jessup, John Mack, et alia and you won’t find a rib-tickler in any of their stories.

Even if UFOs are not a military or security threat to the United States or any other country on the Earth, they still do not provoke laughter among cognoscenti.

Only the demented would make light of UFOs…


  • I agree we shouldn't make fun of UFO Witnesses personally but the subject matter is open to comedy. It is important to allow sarcasm because in comedy some of the greatest truth has been told. There is a difference between skeptical tactics of guilt by association or accusing a witness of lying because it can't be explained and dealing with a UFO witness saying they are the leader and need to follow them someone like Theresa Janette Thurmond Morris who makes statements of absolutes with absolutely no evidence just her say so. Making a religion out of this is her prerogative but it ok for me to make fun anyone who has the complete answers and I won't apologies for that.

    Joseph Capp
    UFO Media Matters
    Non-Commercial Blog

    By Blogger Joseph Capp, at Wednesday, March 26, 2008  

  • I agree for the most part with Mr. Capp - humor being allowed for the "prophets" and cults out there, those folks who insist they possess the truth, that the government has been taken over by shape-shifting reptilians (perhaps so, but show me the evidence...) However, I think the article's focus is the general hilarity the subject of UFO's seems to induce in any public arena...my own sister makes light of my interest in the subject. As someone explained it, perhaps it is their fear which produces the guffaws and twitters -whistling in the dark of their subconscious realizations.

    By Blogger Phil, at Monday, April 07, 2008  

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