The second article on the Heaven’s Gate cult describes in detail how the cult members shed their earthly containers, in order to be able to board the spaceship that followed in the trail of the Hale-Bopp comet.
Part 1: UFO believers are not always mere fantasy-prone romantics, hooked on Star Trek and other science-fiction dreams.
Ancient atomic residue, or evidence of a meteorite impact?
Betty and Barney Hill’s abduction by aliens in the early hours of 20 September, 1961, is the most convincing case of its kind. That is to say, not convincing at all.
One enters and stays “”in”" ufology just as if it were a cult, sheltered from any hard facts that could trigger a process of disbelief. Ufology is scientific neither in its methodology nor in its achievements. The so-called “”Belgian UFO wave”" is a fine example of that.
Read about the first famous Alien Abductee, and why he was somewhat liberal with the truth.
If you want to attract the attention of the mass media, there is no better way than to predict the end of the world. A few Danes still remember the doomsday cult that built an air-raid shelter in 1967 at Borup in Sealand. The builders envisaged a world-wide nuclear war that would make the Earth bob in its orbit around the sun.
30 million books by the Swiss-born writer Erich von Däniken has been printed globally, in 35 different languages. All over the world, he has become famously controversional for his two claims, that go against all scientific dogma: One claim is that Earth in ancient times have been visited by creatures from space, and the the other that these non-human guests have programmed humanity, as if we were biological computers.
The story about an artist who became an online UFO expert.
… or just Crap Circles?