I must confess that as much as I read about things like crop circles and U.F.O.’s in my youth, I haven’t honestly kept tabs on much of it for the last decade. I suppose I just sort of hit a wall, or moreover, the whole thing strikes me like a plea from deep within us to explore genetics and psi phenomenon rather than our current consumerist/materialist obsessions, which are obviously a dead end. I’ve never read a single report about an abductee who claims that the “aliens” (don’t buy the extra-terrestrial hypothesis at all) gave any sort of flying fuck about all the fancy technology we’re so impressed with.
Anywho, this is the sort of story I always found the most fascinating in U.F.O. lore (recommended to me on Facebook, friend me) – the bizarro outlying stories which hint at the limitless potentiality of the human imagination. Like the guy from Holland who predicts crop circles in advance and hangs out with hilarious grasshopper people, who for some reason are quite fond of turtlenecks:
The awareness that a new crop circle is either forming (or is about to) at the precise moment Dutch medium Robbert van den Broeke “sees” in his “mind’s eye” either the pattern of the new crop circle and/or the exact field where it will be found has been carefully recorded every year since he was 15 years old (he is now 32). For the 17 years prior to Robbert’s move last year to his own apartment his father documented all of the formations and Robbert’s “pre-cognitive” drawings of the designs, and I posted a detailed report of the 2007 summer’s crop circles and related bizarre events, most of which occurred in a field at Bosschenhoofd (“Woodenhead”) — the same area where many of the 2012 events occurred.
As peculiar as this experience seemed to both of them (not to mention how it sounds to the rest of us), it lasted several minutes and Robbert and Stan not only “saw” the little creatures as being composed of exactly the same “grasshopper-like” head and more “human” body configuration (and all of them purple in color), they also both felt the “playful” and “funny” energy. Robbert said it was a little like watching the “Muppet” show.
For the record neither man takes “recreational” drugs and Robbert doesn’t drink any alcohol at all (Stan does drink socially, but not when he is with Robbert) — and they both realize how peculiar their report sounds — but are insistent that it actually happened.
They had brought no cameras with them on the night of June 21-22. But months later, in the early morning hours of September 10, 2012, Stan was at Robbert’s when Robbert began to sense the same sweet, playful energy he had felt around the little dancing purple grasshopper-headed creatures — but this time the energy was inside his apartment — and it was so strong Robbert says it made him feel like laughing.
Is this legit? Well, the crop circles shown are some of the weakest I’ve seen, the pictures of channeled entities look totally fakey (like we know how these would look), and he then goes on to talk about communicating with John Lennon, who he’s not a fan of. In short, it’s entertaining as all get out and I must confess that I’d have to spend time with the guy to truly assess the situation. I’m sort of more shocked that my spell check recognizes the word chillax.