Unidentified Flying Objects, UFOs have always been shrouded in mystery. In spite of the numerous sightings of flying saucers and alien beings reported worldwide, the existence of UFOs has never been confirmed. Debates of all kinds exist until now, and all arguments, either in favor or against the existence of UFOs, will continue to perplex the public. There are many possible explanations as to why UFOs are still a mystery, some of which are discussed here.
An unidentified flying object, UFO is “an object or light, reportedly seen in the sky, whose appearance, trajectory, and general dynamic and luminescent behavior do not readily suggest a logical,
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Around 1,400 shells were fired at it. Yet, it managed to remain in flight “despite an intense artillery barrage that lasted 25 minutes” (Linkhorn). This incident was soon forgotten and was later revived as a “possible UFO event (Linkhorn). Describing the event and the UFO observed then, Bruce Maccabee, a UFO researcher states, “The technology goes beyond what we have” (qtd. in Linkhorn). Due to technological as well as intellectual limitations, the presence of extra terrestrial life and flying saucers will always remain a mystery. Nevertheless, the UFO sightings on earth do need further investigations to ascertain whether or not they belong to alien beings. In spite of video and photographic proofs, apart from eye witnesses, UFOs still remain a mystery.
The possible reasons as to why UFOs are still a mystery could be the absence of sound and rational evidence in favor of flying saucers. Inconsistent records, improper reporting by eyewitnesses, and governmental cover-ups may also be held responsible. From another perspective, it may also be assumed that UFOs especially flying saucers belonging to extra terrestrials do not really exist, and that they are actually fake stories perpetrated in order to hide military secrets.
1. Improper reporting and inconsistent