Arguments Against the Hoax Theoryof Crop Circles
by Joseph E. Mason
Most serious crop circle researchers agree that a majority of the formations are not being made by the human specie, andseem to be symbolic messages from an unknown, highintelligence. The researchers include people with advanceddegrees in science and engineering. The reason is that theevidence supports the theory that human beings could not havemade many of the many thousands of crop circles world wide.Of course, people can make circles that look "genuine" at firstsight. That was demonstrated on television in 1990. Theevidence includes a number of factors.
Unexplainable Changes to the Plants
The plants inside crop circles are changed in a way that is beyond human ability.
Figure 1straight and bentnodesFigure 2control sample fromoutside a crop circleFigure 3sample from insidea crop circle