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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? 246 Deep1 02-Aug-09 08:51
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 183 SphinxGirl 02-Aug-09 12:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 138 Titus Livius 02-Aug-09 15:10
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 159 Jal Phoenix 02-Aug-09 16:16
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 161 gaylenb 02-Aug-09 16:21
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 143 K_Asp 02-Aug-09 17:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 164 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 14:45
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 164 equestrian 02-Aug-09 18:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 176 paxton 02-Aug-09 21:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 148 Jal Phoenix 03-Aug-09 05:32
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 184 paxton 03-Aug-09 08:46
I would say you haven't... 146 Anomalies 03-Aug-09 19:03
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 146 papalou 13-Aug-09 01:46
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 151 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 13:33
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 172 R and M 13-Aug-09 13:55
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 159 Richard Fusniak 13-Aug-09 14:35
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 157 The Kwuda 13-Aug-09 14:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 133 R and M 14-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 128 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:00
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 173 Richard Fusniak 15-Aug-09 20:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 132 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:57
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 202 papalou 16-Aug-09 04:19
Moderator Caution 163 JonnyMcA 15-Aug-09 21:18
Re: Moderator Caution 147 papalou 16-Aug-09 03:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 156 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:43
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 168 Richard Fusniak 17-Aug-09 20:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 120 martinpescatore 13-Aug-09 07:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 185 papalou 15-Aug-09 19:05
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 154 Nebankh 03-Aug-09 00:12
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 168 R and M 03-Aug-09 04:31
WHAT? 156 Deep1 03-Aug-09 05:48
Re: WHAT? 164 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:31
Re: WHAT? 166 R and M 04-Aug-09 04:44
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 163 Me 04-Aug-09 01:23
Re: The Rense crop circle 153 Nebankh 04-Aug-09 01:29
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 144 equestrian 04-Aug-09 03:26
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 159 spitfire888 04-Aug-09 02:09
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 170 drone-note 04-Aug-09 14:52
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 139 Deep1 04-Aug-09 16:22
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 162 drone-note 04-Aug-09 16:39
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 173 dmatherly 04-Aug-09 18:09
They are all over the world 163 debraregypt 05-Aug-09 01:52
good point 170 equestrian 05-Aug-09 03:15
Re: good point 164 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:19
Re: They are all over the world 166 paxton 05-Aug-09 12:58
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 158 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 07:15
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 144 R and M 05-Aug-09 10:02
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 166 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 14:07
sooo shallow 165 equestrian 05-Aug-09 15:51
Re: sooo shallow 172 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:04
Re: sooo shallow 164 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:26
Yellow Card to Eq 131 equestrian 06-Aug-09 03:30
Re: Yellow Card to Eq 168 Pete Vanderzwet 06-Aug-09 08:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 163 poster72 05-Aug-09 16:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 160 equestrian 05-Aug-09 16:42
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 166 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 16:50
The Skeptic's Gang... 159 equestrian 05-Aug-09 17:18
For the Skeptic's Gang... 166 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 18:16
Re: For the Skeptic's Gang... 130 poster72 06-Aug-09 20:18
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 169 poster72 05-Aug-09 17:40
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 156 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 19:07
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 177 paxton 05-Aug-09 16:52
Like this,poster72? 158 hut 05-Aug-09 18:06
Re: Like this,poster72? 132 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 19:59
Re: Like this,poster72? 136 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:30
Re: Like this,poster72? 138 Pete Vanderzwet 05-Aug-09 20:35
Re: Like this,poster72? 163 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:45
Re: Like this,poster72? 141 gaylenb 05-Aug-09 20:28
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 121 R and M 06-Aug-09 04:20
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 148 Anomalies 05-Aug-09 17:12
concentration 158 lukehancock 05-Aug-09 19:44
History 202 s-d.adrain 13-Aug-09 07:28
Interesting Youtube video on crop circles Milo and Deep1 164 spitfire888 13-Aug-09 07:13
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 170 iroquois warrior 15-Aug-09 21:41
A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 169 Deep1 17-Aug-09 18:20
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 163 paxton 17-Aug-09 19:27
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 155 Deep1 17-Aug-09 19:42
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 148 spitfire888 17-Aug-09 20:34
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 183 paxton 18-Aug-09 15:48
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 162 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 16:53
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 178 paxton 18-Aug-09 19:43
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 142 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 19:51
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 151 paxton 18-Aug-09 21:05
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 151 Richard Fusniak 18-Aug-09 22:19
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 178 paxton 18-Aug-09 23:18
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 164 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 06:30
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 165 R and M 19-Aug-09 07:59
Re: A Rational, Bottom-Up Analysis 127 Richard Fusniak 19-Aug-09 08:59
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 161 spitfire888 16-Aug-09 19:31
Re: Why are most Crop Circles in England? 162 Anomalies 17-Aug-09 17:49


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