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Re: Sturrock Panel/skeptics

From: bruce maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 1998 00:03:57 -0400
Fwd Date: Wed, 08 Jul 1998 08:53:31 -0400
Subject: Re: Sturrock Panel/skeptics

>To: "UFO UpDates - Toronto" <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Sturrock Panel/skeptics
>Date: Mon, 06 Jul 98 10:20:24 PDT

>The shape of the debunker response to the Sturrock panel is
>already becoming clear.  Like the New York Post, a nearly
>hysterical editorial in the current issue of New Scientist links
>the SSE with all sorts of other heresies and condemns UFOs as
>evidence of mass ... well, fill in your nasty noun here.
>Basically, the thought police are determined that nobody, least
>of all a scientist, is going to get by with acknowledging the
>obvious: that the best UFO reports continue to resist explanation
>and maybe, just maybe, deserve scientific attention.  Such is the
>heresy that menaces civilization.

Ad hominem attack...... without giving names in the article (so
people who read the paper version won't know) they refer to
members of SSE such as a "perptual motion machine" guy and to a
guy who moves things mentally.

(Web readers will find a link to Harold Puthoff's web site
and another link to the Robert Jahn at the Princeton Engineering
Anomalies Research (PEAR) site.).

If you can't attack the message attack the messenger(s).