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Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 22:38:54 +0000
Fwd Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 11:13:19 -0500
Subject: Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions


>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby@aol.com>
>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
>Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 15:14:23 EST
>Subject: Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

>>From: John Rimmer <jrimmer@magonia.demon.co.uk>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
>>Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 20:12:46 +0000
>>Subject: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

>>>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby@aol.com>
>>>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
>>>Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 11:23:49 EST
>>>Subject: Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

>>>>From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic@verizon.net>
>>>>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
>>>>Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 08:57:02 -0500
>>>>Subject: Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

>>>John, it would be of interest to know religious backgrounds of
>>>abductees. Has anyone got stats on this?

>>I would be amazed if anyone has.

>>From discussions on this List some time ago it would appear
>>that abduction researchers do not even keep records of the
>>ethnic origin of the abductees they are dealing with. Indeed, my
>>suggestion that such information might help give an insight into
>>the phenomenon, was treated as being very "politically
>>incorrect".

>>It would appear that abductionists were far too polite to note
>>such a thing, even if it was obvious from a person's appearance
>>or name!

>>The idea of actually asking what someone's religion is would
>>probably give them an attack of the vapors!

>Uh, okay. Well I would hope the demographics and what not would
>have been collected by abductee researchers. Every detail helps
>such as ethnicity, region, diet, religion, medical history,
>occupations, sex, IQ, personal interests etc.

>Do abductees in Borneo experience the same as those in Boston?

>Is it something they ate like too much alcohol or processed
>sugars or even worse lack of optimum nutritional diet and
>supplements?

>Family structure, blood type on and on. These are mandatory
>statistics and if aren't kept I would have to toss the data out
>with the bath water.

>What's even more intriguing is the stories of repeat abductees
>or regular abductees. Has anyone put a tracking device on these
>people? If so, what happened? They're easy to get at your local
>veterinarian's office and catalogue. A little modification and
>you'll know where 'Johnny Abdcutee' is 24/7.

>There's gotta be a statistics sheet somewhere and if not, then
>we had better put one together quick!


Greg,

Very good thinking, but the unfortunate truth is that the
funding to do these things properly simply does not exist.

Why?

Multiple and complex reasons that are endlessly discussed on
this List.

I have said many times that, as an "expert" abstractor/indexer
with decades of experience, I could easily - with funding -
create a database on all the demographic and other factors. But,
no funding is available and I have already bankrupted myself
doing "pro bono" work.

There is no lack of a talent pool.

Also, I want to express my unbounded admiration for my compadre
John Velez. Although he occasionally gets emotional and perhaps
over-reacts, who has a better right to do so? His
articulateness and balanced commentary are invaluable in this
disgustingly unscientific and egotistic field.

"Ufology" (the term) is a joke.

Very little real science is being done. Scientists for the most
part are behaving like bigots, and some non-scientists are
behaving 'more scientifically than the scientists'. I speak as
someone with formal university training in math, logic, and
scientific method.


 - Dick Hall