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You bring up very good points. Here are my thoughts on the subject, based on facts. This is what we know:

1) Some circles are undoubtedly hoaxes;

2) Some circles were clearly constructed by humans (like bikers) and witnessed by others during construction;

3) According to anecdotal evidence, some other intricate circles appeared mysteriously out of nowhere in the middle of the night, in well-populated rural areas, and no one witnessed any lights in the fields, sometimes within hours. Keep in mind that the evidence is anecdotal. The believers call them "eye-witness reports," but the fact is that the witnesses are reporting that they did not witness anything.

4) According to some reports, some soil samples exhibit inexplicable microwave residue, and brittle stalks that would break if bent by a human hand or mechanical device are actually bent with strange 'nodules' at the bending point;

To jump from these facts to Alien intervention theories requires a leap of faith, or a preconceived idea looking for evidence to support it, not the other way around. Very similar to Von Daniken, who went looking for selective evidence to support his theories all over the world, or the Bush administration to support their fabricated 'evidence' to 'prove' WMDs in Iraq. These are simply a few features that cannot be explained by some scientists, or folk-knowledge.

Anything inexplicable in earlier times was attributed to Mithras, then Jehovah, then God, and sometimes Satan. Witches were burned at the stake for inexplicable phenomena. Now that Gods and Demons are out of fashion, we have latched on to Aliens.

Then we have the curious fact of these circles being concentrated around a few townships in England.

What is the advice that Sherlock Holmes would give? "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

Ergo, there is a small band of humans living in England, possessing a technique or technology that is not recognizable to the few scientists studying these phenomena, who pass on these secrets from father to son in a generational fashion for reasons unknown to the rest of us.

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Why are most Crop Circles in England? 167 Deep1 02-Aug-09 08:51
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 98 SphinxGirl 02-Aug-09 12:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 66 Titus Livius 02-Aug-09 15:10
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 86 Jal Phoenix 02-Aug-09 16:16
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 90 gaylenb 02-Aug-09 16:21
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 88 K_Asp 02-Aug-09 17:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 92 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 14:45
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 91 equestrian 02-Aug-09 18:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 97 paxton 02-Aug-09 21:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 75 Jal Phoenix 03-Aug-09 05:32
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 108 paxton 03-Aug-09 08:46
I would say you haven't... 73 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 19:03
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 93 papalou 13-Aug-09 01:46
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 84 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 13:33
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 96 R and M 13-Aug-09 13:55
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 91 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 14:35
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 88 The Kwuda 13-Aug-09 14:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 59 R and M 14-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 77 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:00
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 94 Richard Fusniak 15-Aug-09 20:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 66 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 papalou 16-Aug-09 04:19
Moderator Caution 90 JonnyMcA 15-Aug-09 21:18
Re: Moderator Caution 98 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 90 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:43
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 95 Richard Fusniak 17-Aug-09 20:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 49 martinpescatore 13-Aug-09 07:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 130 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:05
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 84 Nebankh 03-Aug-09 00:12
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 94 R and M 03-Aug-09 04:31
WHAT? 81 Deep1 03-Aug-09 05:48
Re: WHAT? 92 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:31
Re: WHAT? 95 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 87 Me 04-Aug-09 01:23
Re: The Rense crop circle 87 Nebankh 04-Aug-09 01:29
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 80 equestrian 04-Aug-09 03:26
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 91 spitfire888 04-Aug-09 02:09
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 93 drone-note 04-Aug-09 14:52
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 74 Deep1 04-Aug-09 16:22
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 91 drone-note 04-Aug-09 16:39
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 99 dmatherly 04-Aug-09 18:09
They are all over the world 96 debraregypt 05-Aug-09 01:52
good point 95 equestrian 05-Aug-09 03:15
Re: good point 91 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:19
Re: They are all over the world 85 paxton 05-Aug-09 12:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 96 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 07:15
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 76 R and M 05-Aug-09 10:02
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 96 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:07
sooo shallow 90 equestrian 05-Aug-09 15:51
Re: sooo shallow 99 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:04
Re: sooo shallow 93 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:26
Yellow Card to Eq 62 equestrian 06-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Yellow Card to Eq 97 Pete Vanderzwet 06-Aug-09 08:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 94 poster72 05-Aug-09 16:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 96 equestrian 05-Aug-09 16:42
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 93 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 16:50
The Skeptic's Gang... 93 equestrian 05-Aug-09 17:18
For the Skeptic's Gang... 107 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 18:16
Re: For the Skeptic's Gang... 57 poster72 06-Aug-09 20:18
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 poster72 05-Aug-09 17:40
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 92 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 19:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 paxton 05-Aug-09 16:52
Like this,poster72? 91 hut 05-Aug-09 18:06
Re: Like this,poster72? 55 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:59
Re: Like this,poster72? 78 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:30
Re: Like this,poster72? 74 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 20:35
Re: Like this,poster72? 93 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:45
Re: Like this,poster72? 89 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:28
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 51 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 79 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 17:12
concentration 84 lukehancock 05-Aug-09 19:44
History 133 s-d.adrain 13-Aug-09 07:28
Interesting Youtube video on crop circles Milo and Deep1 99 spitfire888 13-Aug-09 07:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 iroquois warrior 15-Aug-09 21:41
A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 91 Deep1 17-Aug-09 18:20
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 103 paxton 17-Aug-09 19:27
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 89 Deep1 17-Aug-09 19:42
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 81 spitfire888 17-Aug-09 20:34
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 104 paxton 18-Aug-09 15:48
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 93 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 16:53
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 104 paxton 18-Aug-09 19:43
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 72 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 19:51
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 71 paxton 18-Aug-09 21:05
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 88 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 22:19
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 100 paxton 18-Aug-09 23:18
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 92 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 06:30
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 94 R and M 19-Aug-09 07:59
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 58 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 08:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 91 spitfire888 16-Aug-09 19:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 87 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:49


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