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Re: And The Truth Shall Set Its Fee...

From: Jim Mortellaro <Jsmortell@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 03:51:54 EST
Fwd Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 06:29:50 -0500
Subject: Re: And The Truth Shall Set Its Fee...


>Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 20:44:35 +0000
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Sean Jones <seanj@tedric.demon.co.uk>
>Subject: Re: And The Truth Shall Set Its Fee...

>>From: Jim Mortellaro <Jsmortell@aol.com>
>>Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 03:18:43 EST
>>To: updates@globalserve.net
>>Subject: And The Truth Shall Set Its Fee...

>>Dear Errol, Skeptics, Believers and Faith Healers...

>>Allow me, alas a mere mortal,
>>My truth is truth. I can live with that.

>Jim, I mean no disrespect whatsoever but.

>In human terms the truth is often a matter of perspective and
>interpretation, of this I have no doubt.

>I can cite one example that all should be able to relate to:
>There is a car accident involving two cars, one car driver is
>driving fast, the other pulls out of the junction in front of
>the first car. Who is at fault? The fast car driver or the
>driver who pulled out in front of him? The truth is both, but
>will either see it that way? They both have their own
>perspective on the "truth".

>I believe in God and Jesus but I am not in the slightest
>religious, in fact I abhor religion for all the strife it has
>caused and still causes, so this to me is the _truth_ beyond
>human truth's.

>I really do wish we knew the answers to the question that people
>like you raise with your experiences, I really do, but with your
>experience you can see only _your_ truth.

>Said with no insult, slur or whatever against you or _any_
>abductee Jim.

Sean, List and those short, big headed dudes....

How did they say it on StarTrek? I grok? Well, I do. And at
the risk of repeating myself like a garlic and shallot sandwich,
it was Frank Herbert who wrote.... and I hope I got the quote
right, the book is not with me here in the North country where I
am tonight...

"Truth comes close to being the basis for all morality. Which is
profound thinking, when you understand just how unstable the
truth can be!"

However I understand that there are few answers. I understand
that I speak from my memories, my truth. But I always make room
for other possibilities, other realities. Hey, it is possible
that those who call themselves abductees may have sampled the
same mushroom... I doubt it but you never know. And in my case,
it was never mushrooms.... a little Gripple maybe.....

I was not referring to THE TRUTH, which has certainly not been
revealed to me. No. I was speaking of those who claim to have
truth and proclaim it as fact. Anyone who speaks ex-cathedra, as
some do in this venue, is insane, on Gripple or just plain
lying. And that is inexcusable.

Thank you and (Hic) good night.

Jim


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