Mirage Men: A Journey into Disinformation, Paranoia and UFOs.
Seeking the truth about UFOs in America, Mark Pilkington and John Lundberg uncover a 60 year-old story stranger than any conspiracy thriller.
Through the fascinating account of their quest Mark Pilkington reveals the long history of UFOria and its parallels in little known tales from the murky worlds of espionage, psychological warfare and advanced military technology. A...more
Although this is a book about the ‘truth about UFO’s’, if you really believe we are being visited by Little Green Men (or perhaps their more grown up cousins - the Greys) then you probably won’t enjoy this.
For anyone else who is curious about what all the fuss is about then I highly recommend it. Certainly it must be on the reading list for any Paranormal Investigator who is serious about his craft.
The book is more about human psychology than about strange lights in ...more
Included is a pretty exhaustive review of cutting-edge aircraft, once secret, now o ...more
The central theme of "Mirage Men" is that the government is lying about UFOs but not the way you think: the government has spent time and effort sowing disinformation for reasons ranging from experiments to Cold War intelligence operations to distracting people from experimental aircra ...more
Nevertheless, he is more critical than most and it is true that, if you have to believe something, the presence of aliens on this planet is no more daft than believing that Iron Age texts can tell us anything about how the modern world works.
The main th ...more
However, it's awesome for presenting great profiles of some of the key figures in th
One of the few truly essential UFO books, and one that should be read by all regardless of viewpoint on the 'phenomenon'.
The story followed two fellows down a recursive little rabbit hole where they learn a lot about the nature of disinformation in general, and how that has applied to the UFO question in practice.
It was good information, but not such a good book. Very slow to start, with a lot of sc ...more
However, by the end it does become marginally more interesting, although ...more
"... We talked like this for a while, Rick dropping crumbs and clues, some of which I can't repeat here."
Yea. Right. Spin and spin again...
Aslo UFOs from outer space don't exist
I was amazed at just how far the American Government agencies went to discredit certain Ufologists and the subterfuge used to hide the fact that Aliens had landed.