Aliens are some of the world’s most controversial creatures. It is also fair to say that they are one of the oldest controversies in the world. Although people from different cultures, religions, and parts of the world may call them different things, they all revolve around the same concept: strange people from different worlds visiting us. Sightings of aliens and other extraterrestrial beings have been reported for thousands of years, and are still numerous in today’s day and age.
Along with sightings of aliens have been sightings of UFO’s, or Unidentified Flying Objects, said to be spacecraft of extraterrestrial life-forms. The most common time to see UFO’s, according to the multiple sightings, is either in a car or from your home, when it’s dark and eerie. Immediately after reports of UFO sightings began occurring, reports started surfacing of people being abducted by the spacecrafts. Reports of abductions usually contained gory stories of anorexic, big, black eyed, gray beings doing unethical experiments to human beings.
One of the oldest, and most infamous abduction stories is probably the Betty and Barney Hill abduction. It took place in 1961, and the couple were on the road trip home from Canada. Betty saw a strange, bright light in the sky; but strange enough, there were no stars out besides it. The bright, star-like light was moving frantically- not the usual behavior of a star. Betty made Barney stop, so that they could see it more clearly. Looking through binoculars, Barney saw what – when described – seemed to be many humanoid (human-like; 2 legs, 2 arms, standing on 2 feet) aliens. Frightened, the couple drove away as fast as the car could go. They recall hearing two beeps, and then, in a daze, realized that they were over thirty miles from where they’d been originally. They then looked at the time, and noticed that somehow, the time was two hours later. Hadn’t it only been minutes before that they’d seen the beings? How could two hours have...
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