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Re: John Keel Demolished - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 18:43:34 -0300
Fwd Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 08:19:02 -0400
Subject: Re: John Keel Demolished - Ledger


>From: Peter Rogerson <progerson.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 19:11:00 +0100
>Subject: John Keel Demolished [was: Magonia Supplement No. 56]

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 08:55:56 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Magonia Supplement No. 56

<snip>

>>As far as I am concerned, anybody who cites Keel as a source
>>for a credible factual claim or logical argument about anything
>>is not someone I need to take seriously ever again.

>For a comprehensive demolition of John Keel see Alan W Sharp's
>article, The New Ufology, in MUFOB 4:5 December 1971. Some of us
>starry eyed believers weren't too happy about this at the time,
>but as is usually the case, the sceptics were right and us
>believers were wrong.

>Peter Rogerson

What skeptics? I don't believe Jerry is a skeptic. Re-read what
he has stated above. Had I been reading Keel's stuff early on, I
would have been a skeptic too. I've never been starry-eyed.
There are many researchers whom are quite capable of skimming
off the effluent that floats to the surface, and I suggest to
you that most of them are in a better position to discern what
is worthy of research and what isn't. The thing is, they look
first and condemn afterward, if the case warrants it - not right
off the mark as your run-of-the-mill skeptic does.


Don Ledger





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