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Re: John Keel Demolished - Hatch

From: Larry Hatch <larryhatch.nul>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 16:19:55 -0700
Fwd Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 08:22:44 -0400
Subject: Re: John Keel Demolished - Hatch


>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.

Thanks Jerry, Stan, Peter and others.

Searching thru my list of sources, I found John Keel's book,
Operation Trojan Horse, Putnam's Sons, NY 1970. I was never
happy with it, now I'm embarrassed.

Calling up my database, there are several listings coming from
that source alone - thud! Needless to say, I have some work
ahead of me looking for alternative sources, and/or
'reclassifying' those records.

This is no fun, believe me.


Best

- Larry





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