What is behind the decline in UFO sightings?

What is behind the decline in UFO sightings?

- in UFO Reports, UFOs, UFOs & Science
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In an age of wild claims churned out by politicians, media and advertisers, perhaps people don’t care as much any more

 

This month, the two major online sites for reporting UFOs – the National UFO Reporting Center and the Mutual UFO Network – both documented steep drops in worldwide sightings. The declines started around 2014, when reports were at a peak. They have since reduced drastically to 55% of that year’s combined total, many UFO interest groups have folded, and numerous previously classified government documents have been disclosed.

Do these declines reveal that UFO interest is becoming a blip on the human cultural radar? Perhaps UFO and alien lore is seeming more like a reflection of human culture, tied to the space age, motivated by conquering new existential frontiers.

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