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Re: The van Gogh Fallacy

From: James Horak <jchorak7441.nul>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 08:59:51 -0700 (PDT)
Archived: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 08:13:44 -0400
Subject: Re: The van Gogh Fallacy

>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 11:27:37 +0100
>Subject: The van Gogh Fallacy [was: Olson's Final Statement]

>From: Jeff Olson <jlolson.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 11:59:38 -0600
>Subject: Olson's Final Statement On ETH Diehards

>I sincerely believe that Jerry, Dick, Stan, David, and even
>Martin Shough represent the dying vanguard of an inextricably
>linked redaction into close-minded medieval theology and
>censorship compounded behind which pitifully rests a new Dark
>Age of UFOs.

>Palpable rubbish. I hope it is his 'last word' on the matter
>because any more of it would be unbearable.


Sir, you mean like slinging around a few disparate labels and
to try and confine the points of others within them? Does that
constitute "rubbish" to you? It does to me, sir.

Until you and your ilk learn decorum in the face of debate
your methods and manners are little different than that of
those in government and military that oppose disclosure
and access to the information all ufology both seeks and
has every right to expect.

You claim authority by right of experience. Well so does the
liars and distorters of truth good ufologists combat every day.
Look at yourself... really, how different are you?

Step back and stop assailing those that want to break a mindset
that has proven unworkable, unrevealing... absolutely inadequate
to address any ability to wrap minds around what is known, much
less speculated.

You assert knowledge of Mr. Keel. I doubt you have much. He
reports on an intelligently guided form of ball lightening
several witnesses saw, that followed a specific person around to
and from her work the whole of one evening. In the incredulity
you and your ilk would indulge here, to impact this back on
Tesla's claims to have communicated with ball lightening he
created would produce the same derision you foster other similar
references I've observed here has.

And the lady MIB, care to go into that? No, I think not. You and
your ilk divorce your selves from what you will deride.
Selectively. That's absolutely unscientific and you know it.

What's your next act?

It doesn't matter what scholarship, what field trips, what file
searching anyone does. In the absence of honor and respect for
the efforts of others, it will all come to naught... just as you
see it doing.


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