Really slow news day, or another installment of Primeval?
The ongoing dilemma of to report or not to report begs the question: what if this was a real worm hole?
Somebody has checked to see if Brighton is still there... right?
This sounds zany, but actually there are unfortunate overlaps of cell tower radiation that will open up portals of sorts though perhaps not as blatant as the one reported here. We are like stupid children with regard to frequencies - we have no idea what we are doing with the proliferation of intersecting radiation nodes spread across the land.
While the Brighton story is likely someone having a bit of fun, developing a reporting protocol for anomalous events would be in everyone's best interest (well, everyone decent anyway). Here are some thoughts:
First, report the phenomena. Will you get laughed at or ignored? Very likely. However, maybe some other person will receive a timely warning or an investigator will obtain important data from your report.
Second, report to multiple parties. This increases the odds that your report will reach a party that will take it seriously. Local or relevant authorities are important, especially if there is potential for danger or harm. Remember, if emergency response is desired, certain terms might best be avoided. Police will react more favourably to accounts of "a suspicious person" than to "Bigfoot", for example.
Other parties to send reports include dedicated organisations, such as MUFON for UFO sightings, who may be more interested in the information. Reporting to neighbors, relatives, friends, et cetera is also critical. The more people who know, the less likely the report will be supressed.
Finally, document the phenomena if at all possible. Details, pictures, additional witnesses, even hard evidence can be critical to reception. Be careful, credibility is not worth injury or worse.
Have you seen any guidelines for reporting strange occurances? Who knows how many events are unknown because people are afraid of ridicule?
The increasing proliferation of "strange experiences" may be an indicator of things changing quickly, and "reporting" them may kind of be beside the point. Things are happening that are beyond our control, and we are going to be "learning" about them without the aid of media.
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