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Re: Media Influence on Abduction Reports

From: "Scott Reed" <sreed@zoomnet.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 07:39:57 -0500
Fwd Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 12:04:47 -0500
Subject: Re: Media Influence on Abduction Reports


> From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> To: updates@globalserve.net
> Subject: UFO UpDate: Media Influence on Abduction Reports
> Date: Wednesday, November 12, 1997 5:52 PM

> From: Greg Sandow <gsandow@prodigy.net>
> To: "'UFO UpDates - Toronto'" <updates@globalserve.net>
> Subject: media influence on abduction reports
> Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 00:02:58 -0500


> The two numbered points on my wish list have to be used together. For
> example, here's something I'm fond of saying. I like to compare the
> prevalent description of aliens (going right back to the first
> reports of UFO "occupants") to the visions of aliens in popular
> science fiction. UFO aliens were, right from the start, almost
> universally described as "little men." Science fiction aliens,
> however, are much more varied than that. They can be blobs, bug-eyed
> monsters, creatures with tentacles, robots, you name it.

Although I agree with most of what you've written here, I think
you are excluding a lot of UFO occupant reports which describe
beings as blobs, bug-eyed monsters, robots (perhaps rightly
excluding creatures with tentacles), etc.  The majority of
reports describe small, large skulled creatures, but there are
also a wide variety of other beings in the annuls of UFO history.
I'm not really disputing anything you have written here, but I
just thought I'd point this out.  If you want some particular
examples, I can list them in another message.

ScottR.




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