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Re: British Ufology Has Been Reborn!

From: Martin Phillips <martin.phillips@dtn.ntl.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 1999 19:45:45 +0100
Fwd Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 16:33:56 -0400
Subject: Re: British Ufology Has Been Reborn!


 >Date: Sat, 09 Oct 1999 09:04:31 -0700
 >From: Larry Hatch <larryhat@jps.net>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
 >Subject: Re: British Ufology Has Been Reborn!

 >>>From: Jenny Randles <nufon@currantbun.com>
 >>>To: <nufon@currantbun.com>
 >>>Subject: British Ufology Has Been Reborn!
 >>>Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 17:05:28 +0100

 >>>UFOIN -  A new start for British ufology

 >>>Some of the UKs most experienced investigators today
 >>>launched a bold initiative.

 >>>They have banded together under a common name - UFOIN (UFO
 >>>Investigators Network) in an attempt to professionalise ufology
 >>>in Britain.

 >><snip>


 >Dear Jim, Jenny, and others properly disinterested:

 >I hereby announce the formation of the RCFSHES which is the
 >Redwood City Flying Saucer Highly Exclusive Society.


 >-  Larry Hatch,  President-in-exile of Ananaguay,
 >   Discoverer of Bingo Beach Uruguay,  Gods gift to
 >   cash-poor Dutch and Deutch Breweries,  the first
 >   [ex] Catholic to complain about the taste of the
 >   next parishioners spit at Hooly Communion,
 >   and other noteworthy exploits and adventures,
 >   too dripping wet to recount.

 >PS:  This information appears as a public notice only.


Congrats - I can't believe the pomposity of the announcement of
this group, so I'm gald to see someone has treated it in the way
it deserved.

Can I suggest that the best 'new start' British ufology needs is
for the 'investigators' to learn some humility.

That's not a xenophobe foreigner view, but that of a Brit who's
amazed at the certainty of some of the members of this
organisation.

It's a shame that the announcement bears all the signs of the
stereotype Brit (Englishman) - absolute certainty, elitism and
dismissal of any doubt.

Martin Phillips



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