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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? 204 Deep1 02-Aug-09 08:51
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 141 SphinxGirl 02-Aug-09 12:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 100 Titus Livius 02-Aug-09 15:10
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 117 Jal Phoenix 02-Aug-09 16:16
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 124 gaylenb 02-Aug-09 16:21
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 108 K_Asp 02-Aug-09 17:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 126 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 14:45
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 128 equestrian 02-Aug-09 18:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 133 paxton 02-Aug-09 21:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 104 Jal Phoenix 03-Aug-09 05:32
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 139 paxton 03-Aug-09 08:46
I would say you haven't... 109 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 19:03
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 109 papalou 13-Aug-09 01:46
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 113 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 13:33
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 129 R and M 13-Aug-09 13:55
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 123 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 14:35
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 119 The Kwuda 13-Aug-09 14:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 97 R and M 14-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 93 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:00
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 134 Richard Fusniak 15-Aug-09 20:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 96 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 169 papalou 16-Aug-09 04:19
Moderator Caution 125 JonnyMcA 15-Aug-09 21:18
Re: Moderator Caution 113 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 118 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:43
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 130 Richard Fusniak 17-Aug-09 20:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 82 martinpescatore 13-Aug-09 07:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 148 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:05
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 113 Nebankh 03-Aug-09 00:12
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 R and M 03-Aug-09 04:31
WHAT? 117 Deep1 03-Aug-09 05:48
Re: WHAT? 123 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:31
Re: WHAT? 129 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 124 Me 04-Aug-09 01:23
Re: The Rense crop circle 112 Nebankh 04-Aug-09 01:29
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 110 equestrian 04-Aug-09 03:26
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 121 spitfire888 04-Aug-09 02:09
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 130 drone-note 04-Aug-09 14:52
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 102 Deep1 04-Aug-09 16:22
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 123 drone-note 04-Aug-09 16:39
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 dmatherly 04-Aug-09 18:09
They are all over the world 126 debraregypt 05-Aug-09 01:52
good point 132 equestrian 05-Aug-09 03:15
Re: good point 127 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:19
Re: They are all over the world 120 paxton 05-Aug-09 12:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 122 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 07:15
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 106 R and M 05-Aug-09 10:02
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 130 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:07
sooo shallow 129 equestrian 05-Aug-09 15:51
Re: sooo shallow 133 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:04
Re: sooo shallow 125 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:26
Yellow Card to Eq 94 equestrian 06-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Yellow Card to Eq 131 Pete Vanderzwet 06-Aug-09 08:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 124 poster72 05-Aug-09 16:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 124 equestrian 05-Aug-09 16:42
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 129 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 16:50
The Skeptic's Gang... 123 equestrian 05-Aug-09 17:18
For the Skeptic's Gang... 127 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 18:16
Re: For the Skeptic's Gang... 95 poster72 06-Aug-09 20:18
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 poster72 05-Aug-09 17:40
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 119 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 19:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 134 paxton 05-Aug-09 16:52
Like this,poster72? 118 hut 05-Aug-09 18:06
Re: Like this,poster72? 95 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:59
Re: Like this,poster72? 98 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:30
Re: Like this,poster72? 104 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 20:35
Re: Like this,poster72? 124 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:45
Re: Like this,poster72? 104 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:28
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 84 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 110 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 17:12
concentration 120 lukehancock 05-Aug-09 19:44
History 163 s-d.adrain 13-Aug-09 07:28
Interesting Youtube video on crop circles Milo and Deep1 127 spitfire888 13-Aug-09 07:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 135 iroquois warrior 15-Aug-09 21:41
A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 131 Deep1 17-Aug-09 18:20
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 119 paxton 17-Aug-09 19:27
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 116 Deep1 17-Aug-09 19:42
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 113 spitfire888 17-Aug-09 20:34
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 137 paxton 18-Aug-09 15:48
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 127 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 16:53
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 134 paxton 18-Aug-09 19:43
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 105 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 19:51
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 107 paxton 18-Aug-09 21:05
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 116 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 22:19
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 133 paxton 18-Aug-09 23:18
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 126 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 06:30
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 131 R and M 19-Aug-09 07:59
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 91 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 08:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 122 spitfire888 16-Aug-09 19:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 120 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:49


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