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Re: NASA's Stephens Admits to CAUS That He is a

From: Roger Evans <moviestuff@cyberjunkie.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 10:32:16 +0000
Fwd Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 16:22:19 -0500
Subject: Re:  NASA's Stephens Admits to CAUS That He is a

NASA's Stephens Admits to CAUS That He is a Fraud

>From: Peter Gersten <UFOLAWYER1@aol.com>
>Date: Mon, 4 Jan 1999 23:58:36 EST
>Fwd Date: Tue, 05 Jan 1999 09:35:32 -0500
>Subject: NASA's Stephens Admits to CAUS That He is a Fraud

Previously, Peter offered this insight into Robert Stephens:

>Mr. Stephens was able to fool us for over 80 days.  Shame on us.
>We are so eager, CAUS included, to find the truth, that we will
>embrace any 'savior' who presents himself cloaked in the garb of
>'knowing the truth.'


>A little knowledge is a
>dangerous weapon in the wrong hands.  In Mr. Stephens' hands, we
>became willing victims for his expert swordsmanship.


>Hopefully we can learn from the past and not continue to make
>the same mistakes.  Mr. Stephens was sent to us as an example of
>what we need to do in the future...if ever presented with
>another 'savior.'

I am stunned.

If you have been reading this list at all, I think you'll find
that virtually NO ONE took Stephens seriously, much less thought
of him as a 'savior'. His "swordsmanship", as you put it, was so
severely lacking that even most armchair ufologists didn't even
give him a second thought. The fact that _you_ were fooled
doesn't mean that the majority was also. With all due respect,
Mr. Gersten, you need to speak for yourself. The picture you
paint is one of justification for your own gullibility and you
can leave me out of it.

I see no lesson to be learned here at all. To attribute such a
thing to Stephens gives him far more credit than he deserves and
affords you too convenient a cushion for your fall from reason.


Roger Evans

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