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Re: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced

From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 09:13:13 EST
Fwd Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 11:39:39 -0500
Subject: Re: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced

>From: Jim Mortellaro <Jsmortell@aol.com>
>Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 20:32:36 EST
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: 1999 UFO Alien Abduction Conference Announced

>Dear Kevin Randle and List...

>Regarding your views on the upcoming UFO conference by the
>Intruders Foundation....

>A little surprised to read your comments here and on UASR, Kevin.
>Even Gripple won't use these bitter grapes for our fresh wine.

Sour grapes? I was merely making an observation about the nature
of the conference that I thought should be made.

>Isn't there enough room in ufology for differing points of view?
>And isn't there sufficient venue for an organization to present
>their side of the issue, without having to invite everyone with
>a varying perspective?  Cripes Kevin, they would need a room the
>size of Yankee Stadium for all the dissenters.

Yes, there is room for differing points of view. That was what I
was trying to point out. There are differing points of view.

>I opened with an opine, "A little surprised!"  Actually, I am
>more than a little surprised and more than a lot disappointed.
>Because this to me, is just one more example of the division
>which intrudes on the research.  It is an oxymoron as well.

So, if I read this correctly, only research that agrees with
your point of view is of value and that which does not is "just
one more example of the division which intrudes on research."

>This is a strange and wonderful business, this UFO research....
>is it not? I'm strange and you're wonderful, but only because
>our points of view differ. Otherwise we're both wonderful, eh?

>Nuts and sour grapes make up your menu.  Mine has a steady diet
>of gruel. But I'm regular as rain in London and, I can live
with >myself and my points >of view.  Can you?

Of course I can live with my point of view. But don't I have the
right to suggest that the make up of the conference is
advocating a point of view and that alternative points of view
are out there? Can't I suggest that alien abduction is not an
established fact without having it suggested that "nuts and sour
grapes make up your menu"?

I expected negative responses but this sort is not what I


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