The Pan-Galactic one leaps right to the heart of the matter:
Please also note how often these aliens are described as “ethical”. Now I don’t know about you.. but I’ve read plenty of abduction stories… and I don’t see anything ethical about kidnapping someone and probing them…. anally.
Ya know where I come from we call that sodomy… rape.. and kidnapping too… not to mention… you know… just plain rude.
My theory is that the alien civilization responsible picked up our television signals which by an unfortunate series of coincidences happened to be broadcasting Deliverance that day.