Read this refreshing take on skepticism and the UFO community, along with a great snapshot of highlights of the Congress.
While we’re at it, we send out a big congratulations to Lee for receiving the Researcher of the Year Award.
“UFO Congress Had Good Amount Of Skepticism, But More Is Needed”
There was a time when UFO conventions or seminars only drew the lunatic fringe audience — those who believe benevolent extraterrestrial beings are watching over us, to make sure Mankind doesn’t destroy itself through warfare and bad decisions affecting planetary climate.
At the recent 21st annual 2012 International UFO Congress near Scottsdale, Ariz., there was certainly some of that purchase-an-ET-trinket mentality.
But during my visit, I observed something else more telling: not everyone present was a UFO fanatic.