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...o coincides with a close encounter of the second kind (Kean 266). Finally, an encounter of the eighth kind is when an unidentified flying object is sighted alongside or close by a military-government vehicle. This kind of encounter is in accord with an encounter of the first kind which states the sighting of any unidentified flying object is considered a close encounter of the first kind (Kean 267).
Reports of extraterrestrial encounters have been around since the dawn of human civilization. Some cultures considered extraterrestrials to be their gods (Sitchin 59). A lot of legends and myths originated from sightings of unidentified flying objects. In ancient times, experiencing a close encounters was a mystical and yet terrifying random experience. Today, all the close encounters recorded throughout human history can be classified into one of the eight kinds.
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