The Roswell Incident

The Roswell Incident

The Roswell Incident, which enlightened
our minds to the capacity of excepting all, has remained one of the most
controversial issues today. In Roswell, New Mexico, 1947, a strange occurrence
arises. An alien craft from outer space crashed in an open field. The issue
lay still for almost thirty years, until the thought of a government cover-up
arose.

SocietyÆs opinions have changed over
the years. Previous to the 1990Æs, people have despised the thought
of sharing the universe with other intelligent life forms. Now people are
interested in this mysterious phenomenon. People think it is the blame
of the movies and television. By watching this, people are at a level at
which they understand. Not only do these movies entertain, they inform
people about the little information we obtained from the government.

The thought of government cover-ups have
been long discussed. The government has always, in the past, tried to keep
any sign of aliens, whether it be pictures from space, to crashes on earth,
to a low or nonexistent level. Just recently has the government been harassed
to the point where they actually gave us clues to alien existence. It has
in some ways been believed that the government has worked in partnership
with popular movie directors, to produce alien movies to ease the thought
that we may not be alone. Such movies as ôThe Arrivalö and the
ever popular ôIndependence Dayö are very good examples of well
convincing alien movies. If this is true, they did a good job, because
statistics state that 75% of people today believe that there is some kind
of intelligent life forms besides ourselves in the universe. That is very
convincing compared to the 20% whom believed 25 years ago. ô New
opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason
but because they are not already common.ö (MacGowan 261)

A local New Mexico rancher, MacBrazel,
while riding out in the morning to check his sheep after a long night of
thunderstorms, discovered a considerable amount of debris. It created a
gouge several hundred feet long and was scattered over a large area. Some
of the debris had strange physical properties. He took some debris to show
his neighbors then his son. Soon after that he notified the sheriff. The
sheriff then contacted the authorities at Roswell Army Air Field Base.

The are was closed off and the debris was eventually flown by B-29 and

C-54 aircraft to Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio. A New York Daily News article
says ô...either conclusive proof extraterrestrials have indeed visited
earth, or one of the most elaborate hoaxes ever perpetuated on the public.....ö
(Dominquez). Besides the wreckage that was found, there were three objects
which were highly debated about. Three bodies, two found dead, the other
to die in a couple of weeks. Whether or not the bodies were actually found,
is only determined by the few witnesses who claim to have seen the bodies.

A few of these people turned out to be very highly respected military officers.

Some people say that the bodies were human which have been exposed to the
radiation. This radiation could have been caused, due to nuclear weapons
that Roswell Army Air Base had been testing, since they were at the time
the only squadron which had authorization to nuclear weapons. This theory
was discounted by most, saying that this kind of deformation would have
caused a human being to die before such damage could occur. Albert Einstein
once said: ô....I am convinced that, there is an absolute truth.

If there canÆt be absolute truth, there cannot be a relative truth.ö
(MacGowan 289) The government has been blamed with covering up this whole
event. They have been claimed to have shipped off the wreckage to Dayton,

Ohio, to avoid publicity. Which is normal, to prevent a worldwide panic.

The bodies however, were not as lucky to have not become public, yet.

The government has, and will always say
that the wreckage found was a secret spy balloon. The people who have seen
the wreckage, and believe that's what it was, describe it as a bundle of
tinfoil, broken wood, beams , and rubber remnants of a balloon. Most discount
this because, why would the government be messing around with balloons,
if they were exploring the characteristics of jet fighters. Yes, the wreckage
did seem like tin foil, at first, until you held the material, which if
you bent, twisted, and did anything you dreamed up of, would still return
to its original shape. They have tried to burn and shoot through it and
had unsuccessfully destroyed it. It is thought that the government has
used this to theyÆre benefit, and discovered its properties to