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Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term - Weber

From: William Weber <wweber1.nul>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 17:32:45 -0400
Fwd Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 10:18:05 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term - Weber


>From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 09:23:29 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>From: William Weber <wweber1.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 10:27:52 -0400
>>Subject: Re: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>>From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 09:30:33 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>>>Subject: 'Fleet' Is Biased Term

>>>Who on the List believes that the very term "Fleets" used to
>>>describe the Mexican UFO videos is biased and leads the reader
>>>to believe the video is of a collection of intelligently
>>>controllable vehicles which may at least (though highly
>>>unlikely) have origination from contemporary Earth and at most
>>>derive from alien (off-world, time travelers, whatever)?

>>Who on this List enjoys being treated like a dope? I assume you'd
>>prefer the word 'flocks'. So what? Nobody pretends to know what
>>these things are, any more than they pretend photos, by themselves,
>>will provide ultimate proof of anything. Don't you think readers
>>know this? Don't you think your assumption is more than a little
>>condescending?

>Yes, I agree that we on the List are more able to sift the
>meaning out of the terminology. However, when the public sees
>the term, they are led down a path of meaning which is
>inappropriate at this time.

Ok, James,

I withdraw the accusation of condescension. But photos don't
carry the same weight they used to, and I don't think the public
is as gullible as you seem to think.


Best,

Bill




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