Believing in Bigfoot By: Richard Creecy Issue date: 2/2/10 Section: Opinion
Sasquatch draws a metaphorical line in the sand and, like other "monster" sightings, beckons the masses to cross the line and assert their belief or stand in opposition to it. Upon reading the word "Bigfoot" most people automatically kick into one of two modes: rabid believer or dismissive. The majority of people would fall into the dismissive scoffer category, but there are many misconceptions about the majestic primate known as Sasquatch. The perception most people have of Bigfoot exists only in grainy photographs and tabloid papers. Publications like the "Weekly World News," who tout articles such as "I was Bigfoot's Love Slave" paint the portrait that the Yeti exists only in the minds of crackpot loonies that photograph shadowy creatures in the more out of focus areas of the
"The most common reason given for discrediting the possibility of an undocumented primate in North America is the absence of a body or other compelling forms of physical evidence," said Alton Higgins, assistant professor of biology at Mid-America Christian university and board member at the
Well said ! I believe in keeping an open mind until something is proven or disproven to a point where there can be no argument. With new creatures being discovered all over the world , we live in hope of a cryptid being found.