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Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

From: Richard Hall <dh12.nul>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 10:30:49 -0500
Archived: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 12:47:29 -0400
Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study


>From: Carol Rainey <csrainey1.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 22:04:02 -0400
>Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

>>From: Katharina Wilson <K_Wilson.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 16:43:23 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Alien Semiotics/Alien Symbol Study

>>>From: Sergey Shpakovsky <sergejsh.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 12:34:01 -0400 (EDT)
>>>Subject: 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

>>>>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.

>>>>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.

>>Dr. Leir has some symbols drawn by a California abductee posted
>>on his site that are similar to the symbols in the video with
>>Budd.

>>http://www.alienscalpel.com/caliabduct/pages/_DSC0017.html

>>http://www.alienscalpel.com/caliabduct/pages/_DSC0018.html

>Hi, Katharina and others,

>Sorry to disagree, but I don't think Roger Leir's examples
>resemble those of Budd's very closely at all.

<snip>

I don't see any close resemblance at all either. Leir's symbols
are much more varied and look like imaginative doodles. I would
guess that the proposed experiment with people imagining symbols
seen on board a UFO might result in something like this.

Budd's symbols are more patterned and consistent.


 - Dick



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