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Re: Watch For My Coming Hoax!

From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 14:22:47 -0800
Fwd Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 19:15:48 -0500
Subject: Re: Watch For My Coming Hoax!

>Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 09:58:32 -0800 (PST)
>From: Jeff Westover <frequentflier66@yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: Watch For My Coming Hoax!
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

>Hello EBK and list.

>I'm interested in knowing whether or not anyone in the mental
>health field has ever done a study of the psychology of UFO
>hoaxers? It certainly would be a worthy area of study within

Dear Jeffrey:

How about hoaxers in general? That might make the numbers large
enough to interest the Psychology community or others in allied

UFOs are a prime target of course, but so are paranormal
studies, exobiology, xenobiology ( bigfoot, loch ness .. ) and
other "fringe" areas. The lure might be the large numbers of
people who want to believe in something, but there may be some
other psychology afoot here entirely.

I would expect hoaxers in all fringe sciences to have very
similar modes and motives, but I could be wrong there too.

Best wishes

- Larry Hatch

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