Extraterrestrial Evidence Essay

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Extraterrestrial Evidence “Get the smallest casket you can find,” Walter Houte said on July 8, 1947 through the phone, after seeing a remarkable sight (1947 Roswell). Houte worked at the Roswell Air Base and was called to a sighting where there had been a wreck. Pieces of metal were found everywhere, scattered about, and at one point it was recorded that there had been a piece so thin that it was the thickness of a cigarette foil, but no matter how hard anyone tried to bend it, it would not move (What Really Happened). Over the course of many decades there have been over a hundred reportings of alien sightings. Everyone has the right to their own opinion, but aliens could in fact exist. The military was made to protect us, correct? Food for…show more content…
First off, the Hills themselves provide doubt, and secondly, Betty’s star map may not be as valid as it seems. According to Skeptic Report, “During the interview they are worried … that they had hallucinated the whole experience, and ... Major McDonald says they might consider hypnosis” (The Hill Abduction). This quote states that the Hills aren’t even sure if they had lived the incident or hallucinated. The people that were “abducted by aliens” were not even sure if they had been abducted. Reader, the Hills state here that the abduction may have been a hallucination. The Hills were an interracial couple, and in the 1960s, interracial marriage was still frowned upon by many. Barney was especially aware of this, and it makes sense that as the Hills were aliens in their marriage status, they could have hallucinated other aliens coming for them. The star map that Betty provides under hypnosis is not a match to maps made by scientists and astrologers. In the late 1960s, the star map looked like a close match because new technology was not yet developed to see the stars more intensely. In 2008 technological advances were made that proved Betty’s map to be vaguely close, but not the same anymore (The Truth). With the facts that the Hills provide doubt and that the star map is not a match, the Betty and Barney Hill abduction simply can not have enough facts to be deemed

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