So... UFOs are Real.
I'm not against the notion of exotic physics that would violate general relativity --I'm actually suspicious that general relativity is a fundamentally flawed theory, though I have the evidence to say with certainty that it absolutely is.
Multiverse, check out the Martin VBAT.
These videos aren't new. they were all over the net years ago, and the claims the objects were traveling at supersonic speeds did not originate with the sources of the video. Theycame well after the release of the footage.
No FTL? Why, because YOU can't see how it is possible, so it's flat out impossible? Absolute absurdism at its finest.
It was impossible for man to fly, until he flew. It was impossible to breathe in a car beyond 25 MPH, until it was proven that it wasn't. It was impossible to break the sound barrier, but we did it anyways. It was impossible to touch the Moon, but then we did that too.
We will break the light speed barrier. We already have some good concepts that work, partially, on paper.
... tell me it's a bird pulling 1,000 Gs...
...and we're the cats.
The takeaway here is that unexplained phenomena exist and happen all the time, and that's what the government is basically saying.
Those unexplained phenomena can be, and by Occam's razor must be, a lot of unrelated things.
It's possible alien visitation could be one of those things, in the sense that we don't know what we don't know and have no way of gauging how possible it actually is.
But the alien theory requires a lot of underlying things to be true and is such an extraordinary leap that it requires extraordinary amounts of supporting evidence (including, as Ter mentioned, strict attention to chain of custody).
A better way to look at all this is that if a lot of data were to get dumped on the public, some really smart people could look at maybe 10-20% of the cases and figure out highly plausible explanations within established science.
Bear in mind ball lightning is still mostly unsolved and that falls into the same category of unexplained phenomena.
There's still a lot we don't know, though it's possible we can learn a lot from data that, for understandable security reasons, has hitherto been kept under wraps.
And by security reasons, I mean stuff like: Support group 1443 was running operations at specific coordinates, and the video they captured can't be shared because it might show important information about tactical capabilities or where they were or what we know about hostile actors and their activities. Where OpSec is involved it's safer to redact or classify the crap out of everything.
I appreciate your conviction, Xoox. Welcome back.
EDIT: I remember the one about the moderators being nazis.
One point worth adding about the Alcubierre drive is that parts of its design require a way of producing negative mass. So even though parts of the energy problems involved have been solved, it remains only a mathematically interesting idea.
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