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Re: Lindemann & Rense Tidy Up

From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj@proaxis.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 1998 16:34:15 -0700 (PDT)
Fwd Date: Sun, 05 Jul 1998 08:27:35 -0400
Subject: Re: Lindemann & Rense Tidy Up

>Date: Sat, 4 Jul 1998 10:47:24 -0400
>From: bruce maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
>Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: Lindemann & Rense Tidy Up
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

Bruce wrote:

[...]

>One of the things to check in in video movie or even a still
>photo is the comparison between the smearing of images due to
>camera motion. The UFO image smear should be the same as the
>background image smear. Careful edge analysis shows that the UFO
>image is smeared very little or not at all at the same time (in
>the same frames) where the building image smear is sizeable. In
>neither case is the smear very great because the camera was
>evidently operating with a rather fast shutter time (1/250 sec
>or so). This is why the differential smearing was not noticed in
>the initial analyses.

>Any acceptance of the video as real would have to include a
>logical explanation for this differential smear (I can't think
>of one!).

[...]

Say Bruce,

What if you were to allow for the following possibilities; would
a possible explanation then come to mind?

(a) Some UFO entities are able to cause a person to do something
involuntarily. Such as to look up for no apparent reason from
what they're doing and spot a UFO in a certain part of the sky.
Some are reportedly able to affect equipment at a distance, such
as remotely clicking a camera's shutter. Causing equipment
malfunction could be related, especially when an automobile's
engine suddenly comes back on again, etc.

(b) UFOs are capable of nearly instantaneous accelerations within
our time frame, and at the same time very controlled motions and
displacements, such as the UFO that was once reportedly filmed to
make a tight circle around a speeding rocket, or UFOs that charge
towards autos or airplanes and at the last split second avoid
collision.

(c) UFO entities like to toy with us at times, often with an
apparent goal of leaving crumbs for skeptics to latch onto.

Would these and related considerations cause you to rethink
making the assumption that the Mexican City UFO was moving
uniformly along a single trajectory? Or do such considerations
just bring to mind the attitude of: "If what you imply were the
case, what's the use of studying them?"

Jim Deardorff