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Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 99 13:10:40 PST
Fwd Date: Mon, 04 Jan 1999 15:25:47 -0500
Subject: Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology

>Date: Sun, 03 Jan 1999 23:12:29 -0800
>From: Jan Aldrich <jan@cyberzone.net>
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
>>Date: Sat, 02 Jan 99 14:25:25 PST
>>Fwd Date: Sun, 03 Jan 1999 12:38:31 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology

>>>Date: Thu, 31 Dec 1998 00:14:16 -0500
>>>From: Gary Alevy <galevy@pipeline.com>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>>>Subject: Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology

>>>>From: "Stan Friedman" <fsphys@brunnet.net>
>>>>To: "UFO UpDates - Toronto" <updates@globalserve.net>
>>>>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Sherman J. Larsen and Ufology
>>>>Date: Sat, 26 Dec 1998 22:48:08 -0400


>Greetings List,

>In the last few weeks Jerry Clark has argued about almost

Ah, Jan, that's just the kind of guy I am. Of course, if there
weren't so much excess out there, so much common wisdom which,
when examined, turns out to be simple silliness or sweeping
self-righteousness, I could retire from the fray and rest on my
laurels, such as they are. Reading what passes through the
internet on a daily basis, even from some ufologists who one
would have thought knew better, presents a steady challenge even
to one of my basically optimistic instincts. It's hard to avoid
the conclusion that many ufologists seem less interested in
studying the UFO phenomenon than in undermining ufology's very

As one who continues to think that what we're doing -- when, in
any event, we're doing it as it ought to be done -- is
important, I intend to keep speaking up. I hope that the rest of
you will, too. That includes you, Jan.

Jerry Clark

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