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Re: Occam's Razor and UFO

From: Melanie Mecca <natural.state@erols.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 22:45:00 -0500
Fwd Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 23:25:43 -0400
Subject: Re: Occam's Razor and UFO

> Date: Wed, 10 Jun 1998 11:38:10 -0300
> From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys@brunnet.net>
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Occam's Razor and UFOs

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> You are wasting people's time with theoretical
> claptrap.  The simplest explanation for the best observations(by competent
> observers, investigated by competent investigators like Jim
> McDonald, Bruce Maccabee, John Schuessler etc) whose appearance,
> texture, protuberances clearly indicate they were manufactured,
> and whose behavior-- high speed and no speed, sharp turns, lack
> of noise, exhaust, visible external engines indicates they were
> not made on earth, because if they had been in the 1940s, 1950s,
> we Earthlings would be using them as military craft. They would
> make wonderful weapons delivery and defense systems, able to fly
> circles around anything we have been flying.

> Since we are still building F-16,17,18, MIG 29, Mirage 5 etc,
> what was built back then wasn't built by us, therefore it was
> built at some Extraterrestrial location. Of course that doesn't
> answer all the questions. It just says "not made here". Occam's
> razor applies. ET vehiciles. Have any of you splendid writers
> done field investigations, visited archives, had a security
> clearance? Talk is cheap.

> Stan Friedman

Cheap indeed - mental %$#@!#&(*&% is more like it.  Put the
prose-loving commie pinko, spliff-toking, Wisdom of Insecurity,
dis-information specialists of the alien advance force in their
place!

(- ahem -) I've been wondering for some time what the real motive
underlying the protestations of the rabid "non-ETHers" could be,
and I think I've finally figured it out.  IF you can explain, not
the vehicles (red herring that masks the fearfulness underlying
this position), but the occupants, as solely multi-dimensonal
entities, and maintain that they've always been around as
fairies, wights, sprites, gnomes, demons, spirits, or whatever,
THEN you can believe that our tomorrows will be much like our
todays, and the millenia of yesterdays.  This hypothesis frees
you of the burden of assimilating impending CHANGE.  You can
laugh at the worries of Dave Jacobs, ignore the growing number of
individuals coming forward with abduction experiences, and
continue to believe that since there are no ETs, we will not be
troubled, because after all, the fairies didn't cause the
collapse of Celtic society, did they?  You can believe that this
planet will just keep rolling along for centuries with no major
unforeseen disruptions to its prime species, the crown of
creation, from those outside of our planet and (the kicker) Out
of Our Control!  GOTCHA!

Ok, flame on if you like.

Melanie Mecca

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