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Re: CSICOP Condemns X-Files Movie

From: JJ Mercieca <mufor@maltanet.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 12:52:10 +0200
Fwd Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 17:16:00 -0400
Subject: Re: CSICOP Condemns X-Files Movie

>Many prominent scientists, skeptics and academics are concerned
>with the portrayal of science in the series. In every episode of
>The X-Files, science fails. FBI agent Dana Scully, the series'
>symbol of rational skepticism, is incapable of positing


>Magical thinking became a national pastime last summer during
>the mythological 50th anniversary of the crash of an alien

What does CSICOP want us to do?  Ask them to start censoring all
films for "unscientific magical thinking"? Repeat "UFOs are a
figment of our imagination" a 1000 times each morning?

I watch X-Files occasionally but it has not modified my views on
UFOs, cover-ups, whatever.  I just enjoy it as fiction.


JJ Mercieca

Malta UFO Research

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