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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 11:05:07 -0500
Archived: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 08:24:57 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 00:04:48 -0700
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 12:06:04 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>Wrong about what, exactly? I wasn't aware that I was discussing
>any UFO hypothesis - terrestrial, extraterrestrial,
>interdimensional, psychosocial, or whatever - of my own. From
>every available indication, you have no idea what I think about
>UFOs and anomalies, though I have published on those subjects
>surely as much as anybody in the history of the controversy.

>I was just under the impression that you strongly supported the
>ETH and were very skeptical of the terrestrial hypothesis...

It ought to have been manifestly obvious that I was not
discussing competing hypotheses but - a far more important and
vital issue - which approaches to UFO investigation and analysis
are scientifically sustainable and which are not. I have tried
to demonstrate that Gehrmanism is not scientifically
sustainable, that it looks, talks, and walks like a classic
crank ideology. The only persons who, strangely, keep bringing
up the ETH are Gehrmanism's defenders, who seem positively
phobic on the subject.

It ought to be possible to discuss the role of science in
ufology without having to drag origin theories - at this stage
pure speculation, all of them - into the conversation.

Jerry Clark

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