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Re: Apocalypse Pretty Soon

From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 17:34:43 -0800
Fwd Date: Sun, 31 Jan 1999 21:44:18 -0500
Subject: Re: Apocalypse Pretty Soon


>Date: Sat, 30 Jan 1999 18:08:43 -0800
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Alex Heard <aheard@wired.com>
>Re: Apocalypse Pretty Soon

>>From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>>Subject: Apocalypse Pretty Soon

>>Dear Alex Heard:

>>Any treatment of the UFO topic which touches upon Dr. Steven
>>Greer and/or the Unarius Society would require a great sense of
>>humor indeed.

>>I would have titled the book " Apocalypse any time now, maybe in
>>two or three weeks but definitely before the second coming of
>>Christ .."  but that's a publishing issue.

>>I am addicted to long book titles.

>>There may be some people who take Unarius or Greer seriously,
>>but what is to be gained from that?

>>The Art Bell forum, quite literally many millions in many
>>countries, is more than an adequate forum for your book.

>>This "forum" doesn't even accept Mastercard or Visa.

>>If you want to study millenium nut cases, there are literally
>>hundreds of other places to go.

>>Perhaps you got here by accident.

>Hmmm, I guess my wording wasn't clear enough.   Greer gets
>throughly trashed. I'm a former editor for the New York Times
>magazine, not a Greer buff.

>The Unarius chapter is a more sympathetic, but it's basically a
>study of fairly dark and sad patterns behind the scenes in a
>"zany" UFO cult.


Dear Alex:

Perhaps I misunderstood you.    If so, I apologize.

The title " Apocalypse Pretty Soon " should have
been the tip-off,  clearly tongue in cheek.

While the zanier elements in these realms need a
good airing out,  I hope the more serious and
careful studies are not tarred with the same brush.

Best wishes

-  Larry Hatch

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