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Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

From: Richard Hall <dh12.nul>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 07:41:59 -0400
Archived: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 17:34:46 -0400
Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

>From: Greg Sandow <greg.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 15:57:19 -0400
>Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

>>From: John Velez <jvelez49.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 00:59:59 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

>>This one is for Mr. Sandow:  Greg, do you know what happened to
>>the writing samples that Budd submitted to Stuart Appelle at

>>Last I heard it was all collecting dust on a shelf in Stuart's
>>office. Any thing new?

>To rewind the film a little further:

>For many years, Budd Hopkins has collected reports of alien
>symbols from abductees he's worked with. Some of them say
>they've seen symbols, or writing, and have drawn them. I've
>spoken to two of the abductees who say they've seen the symbols.

>I've also seen Budd's collection of these recollections. It's
>enough to chill your blood. The reports are so similar that,
>speaking non-scientifically, it really seems as if people have
>independently seen these things. I've promised not to describe
>the symbols, because that could contaminate future reports. But
>they have a definite configuration. The symbols that a large
>number of abductees have drawn from memory all have that
>configuration. They might differ in details, but the overall
>configuration is strikingly similar. It's as if everyone had
>drawn things that looked like letters from the Hebrew alphabet.
>They'd be distinctly different from the Russian alphabet, or
>from our own, and distinctly similar to each other. I'm not
>saying these symbols from the abductees look anything like
>Hebrew. They don't. But they truly resemble each other, just as
>letters from the Hebrew alphabet resemble each other.


>Greg Sandow

I concur with what Greg says here, including his remarks that I
snipped about scientific study. I know about the symbols, know
some of the people who have drawn them, and once during my
active years working with abducrees obtained a "hit" of my own.
The similarities are, indeed, chilling.

In my case I had the person draw a sketch of what he had seen,
recognized the symbol immediately, and as I recall - after my
goosebumps faded - didn't say a word. A mistake that some
researchers make in their excitement over a discovery is to
blurt out what amounts to a strong confirmation of the person's
worst fears, without regard to their psychological well-being.

- Dick

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