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Re: Bruce Maccabee and Gulf Breeze Photos

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 99 17:43:00 PDT
Fwd Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 11:45:23 -0400
Subject: Re: Bruce Maccabee and Gulf Breeze Photos


 >Date: Sun, 10 Oct 1999 18:30:38 -0400
 >From: Kenny Young <ufo@fuse.net>
 >To: updates@globalserve.net
 >Subject: Re: Bruce Maccabee and Gulf Breeze Photos

 >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
 >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
 >>Subject: Re: Bruce Maccabee and Gulf Breeze Photos
 >>Date: Sat, 09 Oct 99 10:29:16 PDT


Mr. Young, with apologies to patient and gentle listfolk:

 >You have been given an adequate chance to clarify your comments,
 >yet you continue to forge ahead with inept allegations. But wait
 >a second... I recall already asking you to reference one
 >issue-related example of 'personal denunciation' or 'vile
 >accusation' against you, to allow yourself the opportunity to
 >bolster your position... so I guess it won't do any good for me
 >to repeat my plea again.

Oh, for crissake.  If you must persist, why don't you go back to
the Jerry Black screed which you entered this discussion to
second, and then explain to us (1) why you chose to defend it
and (2) why you believe, as Black does, that personal
denunciations of ufologists are an acceptable method of
discourse? While you're at it, you can tell us why the objects
of those slanders have no right to respond in righteous anger --
in other words, why you prefer to blame the victims for the
crime.

You could also try to explain the issue you're so uncleverly
trying to obfuscate here: namely, why the other listfolk who
remarked on our exchange had no difficulty understanding what I
was talking about when I objected to the personality-centered
approach you and your friends (including the amusingly unmasked
"Terry Evans") have either regaled us with or apologized for.

Allow me to remind you again of the word "disingenuous," and
then to urge you to find something more interesting to
contribute to the list.  Aren't you supposed to be a big
investigator or something?  How about postings about actual UFO
cases you've studied?

Jerry Clark






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