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Re: UFOR - Uri Geller on 'Aviary'

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 98 11:03:12 PDT
Fwd Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 08:44:02 -0400
Subject: Re: UFOR - Uri Geller on 'Aviary'

> Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 12:39:10 -0400
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> From: Sean Liddle <gortrix@intranet.ca>
> Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: UFOR - Uri Geller on 'Aviary'

> >From: Blue Resonant Human <density4@cts.com>

> >::: Uri Geller on The Aviary :::
> >[from the London Times, July 1 1998]


> I am amazed that Mr. Geller has enough credability left in his
> name that a web server would allow him space for his site without
> paying for five years fees in advance..  Mr. Geller was proven a
> fake "psychic" many, many years ago, and I thought he had
> disappeared to become a weed man on a kibbutz somewhere.. This
> kind of nonsense only strengthens my beliefs that when we allow
> wackos to promote our beliefs, we look farcical, and thats why
> the media ignores our credible reports..

> Mr. Geller, go back to scamming money from old ladies in bingo
> halls, and new agers blinded by the truth..

I don't know what inspired the above outburst, which seems
unwarranted.  I know Uri Geller slightly and find him to be a
genuinely nice man -- an opinion held, in my experience, by
just about everyone who has met him.  I have no opinion one way
or another about his psychic powers, but I know enough
about the controversy to know that nothing has been proved
one way or another, bombastic claims from predictable
quarters to the contrary notwithstanding.

Contrary to the impression give above, Geller, far from being
"a weed man on a kibbutz somewhere," is quite a wealthy man
and lives comfortably with his family in the south of England.
I like to think he's the living answer to the smartass question,
"If you're psychic, why ain't you rich?"  Geller made his money
from corporate clients, not from little old ladies in bingo parlors.

Jerry Clark