Of Crop Circles
circles are not a modern phenomenon.
They are mentioned in academic texts of the late 17th Century,
and almost 200 cases- some with eyewitness accounts- have been
reported prior to 1970. Since then some eighty eyewitnesses
from as far away as British Columbia have reported crop circles
forming in under twenty seconds; cases are often accompanied
by sightings of incandescent or brightly-coloured balls of light,
shafts of light or structured flying craft.
attention was given to the simple circles in 1980 in southern
England. The designs appeared primarily as simple circles, circle
with rings, and variations on the Celtic cross up into the mid-1980s.
Then they developed straight lines and created pictograms, not
unlike petroglyphs. After 1990 the designs developed exponentially
in complexity, and today it is not unusual to come across designs
mimicking computer fractals and elements that relate to fourth
dimensional quantum physics. Their sizes have also increased,
some occupying areas as large as 200,000 sq feet. To date there
have been over 10,000 reported and documented crop circles throughout
the world, with some 90% emerging from southern England. While
many still go unreported each year, the emegence of the phenomenon
in the world media and the internet has allowed more information
to be lodged.
you happen to buy the story that all crop circles were originated
by two sexagenarians with planks of wood, string and a weegie
board, you are not in the minority. Once in a while, governments
like to control public interest in unexplained phenomena by
generating a disinformation method called 'debunking', a technique
invented during the Cold War for the sad purpose of controlling
mass opinion in the face of unexplainable phenomena (this was
the prime motive of the 1953 Robertson Panel, details of which
are obtained under the US Freedom of Information Act). The method
is very effective because the media provides little or no scientific
or factual data with which the public can form an educated opinion
on the subject. This absence of evidence is then replaced by
ridiculing the subject through association with other 'fringe'
topics; so-called experts are brought-in to explain away all
the events as freak weather conditions or the work, general
pranksters, even sexually excited animals!
to TV documentaries, all crop circles up to 1992 were made by
two simple, elderly men called Doug and Dave. It has since been
discovered by researchers such as George Wingfield and Armen
Victorian that the D&D story was tied to the British Ministry
of Defense- in collusion with the CIA, among others. Evidence
supplied by a high-ranking informant in the British Ministry
of Defence suggested that the government had every intent to
discredit the phenomenon by putting forward two hoaxers in an
effort to quell growing public interest in crop circles (for
a fuller story see Crop Circles History
1991). When confronted to provide evidence on certain claimed
formations, Doug and Dave changed their story, even reversing
previous claims; or they simply remained silent when asked to
explain the list of features found in the genuine phenomenon.
When they claimed making all the formations around the English
county of Hampshire, for example, it was pointed out that half
the known formations had actually occured in another county-
"Er, no, we didn't do those either," they replied. In the end,
not even Doug and Dave knew which ones they had made. And although
they claim to have made hoaxes since 1978- at the time the published
date of the first design- evidence witheld confirmed crop circles
dating back into the 1930s. The public has never heard these
retractions, nor been given the opportunity to compare the mess
created by D&D with the mathematical symmetry of the real
1998, however, the surviving member of the deceptive duo did
make an incredible admission to British newspapers that he'd
been guided by an unknown force.
Doug and Dave's inauguration, many copycat hoaxers have appeared
on the scene. Some do it to disprove or derail researchers,
some for profit, some because they are sociopaths, some because
they genuinely believe they can communicate back to the phenomenon
(with very interesting results, I may add). Prior to 1989 the
hoaxing problem was virtually unheard of. After 1990 designs
of man-made origin vary by year- in 1992 and 1998 it was as
high as 90%, in 1996 as low as 20%.
people with a good amount of training can go into a field and
eventually create a coherent pattern has never been the issue-
recently, a group of known hoaxers called TEam Satan/the circlemakers
was paid to go to conveniently out-of-the-way New Zealand to
make an elaborate formation for The Discovery Channel. The deceptive
tactics used to trick a viewing public into accepting the hoax
theory are dealt with here.
issue is that no man-made crop circle has satisfactorily replicated
the features associated with the real phenomenon, and this has
baffled scientists and researchers. Crop circles are created
by a force seemingly at odds with modern science. Central to
the hoax argument is that a physical object is required to flatten
the crop to the ground, resulting in the breaking of the plant
stems. In genuine formations the stems are not broken but bent
(left), normally about an inch off the ground at the
plant's first node. The plants appear to be subjected to a short
and intense burst of heat which softens the stems to drop just
above the ground at 90�, where they reharden into their new
and very permanent position without damaging the plants. Plant
biologists are baffled by this phenomenon and farmers, who know
how the land ticks, are baffled by this. It is the singlemost
method of identifying the real phenomenon. Research and laboratory
tests suggest that microwave or ultrasound may be the only method
capable of producing such an effect.
circles are sometimes accompanied by trilling sounds, since
captured on tape and analysed by NASA as artificial in origin,
with a harmonic component in the infrasonic range.
detection of electromagnetism also differentiates genuine formations
from fakes. This naturally-occuring energy is known to exist
at ancient sites such as stone circles, long barrows, tumuli,
dolmens and menhirs, and in churches and cathedrals which were
built upon these sites. Crop circles, sacred sites and other
places of worship are also found upon intersecting points along
the Earth's invisible energy grid, and the size and shape of
a crop circle is typically determined by the area of these 'node'
points on the Earth's surface. The frequencies of this energy
are associated with changes in brainwave patterns and affect
the body's biophysical rhythm, so it is not unusual to find
reports of people experiencing heightened states of awareness
and healings in crop circles- a situation also common to sacred
sites. People may also experience dizziness, disorientation
and nausea- effects caused by prolonged exposure to infrasound
or microwave frequencies.
evidence includes plants' expanded epidermal walls, and drastically
extended node bends in fresh formations (normalright,
crop circle far right); also observed are distortions
of seed embryos, and the creation of expulsion cavities in the
plants as if they have been heated from the inside. In genuine
formations there is a disruption of the plant's crystalline
structure, as these microscope photos demonstrate. Yet in all cases, the plants are not damaged and
will continue to grow and ripen if left untouched. This would
not be possible had they been trampled by force.
crop circles are areas of gently laid and swirled plants which
create a floor in mathematical proportions similar to the Golden
Mean, the vortex nature uses to create precision organisms such
as shells, sunflowers, the spatial relationship of the bones
in the human hand and galaxies. The floor of crop circles can
have up to five layers of weaving, all in counterflow to each
other, with every seed head intact and placed beside each other
as if arranged in a museum case; the centres can contain nested,
woven, crested, or wreathed swatches of plants- sometimes the
center will consist of a single standing plant.
are not perfectly round but slightly elliptical (a hoax, requiring
a fixed central rope, cannot achieve this adequately). Their
edges are crisply defined from the flattened crop as if drawn
with a compass and incised with surgical precision. Hoaxes,
by comparison, bear a stylistic resemblance to tuffs of greasy,
uncombed hair- and, of course, all their plants have been trampled,
bruised and crushed.
anomalies indicate an increase infra red output within and around
a new formation, indicating that both the heat content of the
plants and the watershed have been affected. Evidence even exists
of four non-naturally occuring, short-life radioactive isotopes
in the soil inside genuine crop circles (these dissipate after
three or four hours); the soil in around them appears to have
genuine crop circles encode obscure theorems based on Euclidian
geometry as well as the unalterable principles of sacred geometry.
They have the capacity to alter the local electromagnetic field
so that compasses cannot locate north; cameras, cellular phones
and batteries fail to operate, and aircraft equipment fails
whilst flying over them. Then there are levels of background
radiation up to 300% above normal, radio frequencies falling
dramatically or rising sharply within their perimeters, animals
in local farms avoiding that particular area or simply acting
agitated hours before one materializes, and car batteries in
entire villages failling to operate the morning after one is
found nearby. In some of the major events, entire towns are
left without power.
genuine formations materialize at crossing points along the
Earth's magnetic energy currents, they are influencing the energy
pattern of local phehistoric sites. They reference local Neolithic
sites in size/shape/direction, and are dowsable upon entry,
with as many as 150 concentric rings of energy outside their
physical perimeter. In fact, a year after they have been harvested
and the field ploughed and re-sown, the energy imprint of the
formations will still be dowsed, long after their physical traces
area of research has allowed for the possibility of crop circles
as a healing force, and they are already being successfully
employed in radionics, flower essences and resonance therapy
around the world, both for people and environments in distress.
circles are generally formed at night between the hours of 2-4
AM, traditionally during the shortest evenings of the English
year when darkness lasts but four hours, in fields eagerly watched
by farmers, military, laser alarms, scientists or hundreds of
enthusiasts in their sleeping bags hoping to be the lucky ones
to witness a crop circle forming. Some of those lucky few have
witnessed large balls of brilliant colour project a beam of
golden light into a field which next morning displays a new
crop circle.Yet despite many stakeouts and fields rigged with
top surveylance equipment, crop circles have appeared out of
the mist right under the noses of those looking for them. On
one occasion, the Circlemakers even materialized in full view
of the British Prime Minister's heavily-guarded country residence.
Stonehenge in 1996, a pilot reported seeing nothing while flying
above the monument, yet 15 minutes later this huge 900 ft formation
resembling the Julia Set computer fractal, and comprising 149
meticulously layed circles, lay beside the heavily guarded monument.
It took a team of 11- including myself- no less than five hours
just to survey the formation.
not convinced? This web site contains a sampling of the on-going
research dedicated to enlightening the public. More will be
added as time goes by. Look at the pictures, study the research
or better still, visit a genuine crop circle. You'll get the
message pretty quickly.
when you do, tell this story to a friend.