I believe that the burden of proof rests on the believers. To date, they have not been able to supply compelling evidence of the existence of an unknown hominid in the wilds of North America.
However, whilst I personally believe that the existence of such creatures is highly improbable, I am also curious as to what might compel so many people to believe that they had seen something unusual. Not all of these are monster hunters, and some of them have pretty impeccable credentials, with no apparent motive for lying.
I was also unaware, until recently, that this hypothesis had been taken significantly more seriously by the scientific community, until an incident involving what came to be known as the Minnesota Iceman destroyed a scientist's reputation, since when other scientists have steered well clear of it.
So I would say that I am inclined heavily towards scepticism, but feel that I cannot categorically state that sasquatches are a myth. I would be delighted to be proven wrong, but I do not believe I will be.
What do you think? And why?
- I'm a believer
- I sit on the fence, but tend towards believing
- I sit on the fence, but tend towards scepticism
- I'm a sceptic
- What's a sasquatch?
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Not a believer (unless you count the hair obsessed guy on GaG that likes to show his shag carpet chest) and still don’t understand how any “footage” that comes up of Sasquatch looks like it was shot with a shakey home video camera from 1992. Even a $50 phone these days has a semi decent camera
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Are you aware that a mountaineer once saw large footprints on a mountain in the Himalayas that Hadn't been climbed in 30 years.
That two of my Personal Heroes, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay saw large footprints on their ascent.
There is more if i could bother to go back and listen to the afterword of a certain horror novel I like
I have no reason to believe there are entire species of rather sizable animals running around undiscovered in the wild.
I do believe claims of people running into things, but I think those are just sightings of regular animals that are either victims of diseases or natural mutations.
Alternatively, I believe the victims might actually the viewers, fooled by their fear response and imagination.
As someone who lives in a rural area and frequently encounters wild animals, I have my own share of mistaking minks, foxes, piglets and deer for crazy monsters that are out there to eat me.