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Re: Wired Does MJ-12

From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 17:07:51 +0100
Archived: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:55:26 -0400
Subject: Re: Wired Does MJ-12


>http://tinyurl.com/ynpshx

<snip>

>Confirming the existence of MJ-12 is central to the argument by
>UFO conspiracy theorists that the U.S. government has
>deliberately hidden UFO information from the public ever since
>Roswell.

<snip>

In what can only be regarded as a fair and balanced piece, given
its brevity, this one sentence typifies my whole problem with
Roswell.

It seems ridiculous that, given the weight and extent of
available evidence, ufology at large, as perceived by a not
unintelligent section of the media, should have managed to paint
itself into a corner whereby everything appears to hinge on one
case. Now, I realise that the 'everything' in question is
limited to the contention that 'the U.S. government has
deliberately hidden UFO information from the public', but the
general impression that this fosters in the mind of the public,
many of whom will be agnostic in outlook on the matter, is that
if the Roswell case falters, then Uncle Sam has been telling the
truth all along, and that there's really nothing solid in the
case for UFOs being genuinely unidentified or unexplained.

Roswell remains a work in progress, but only one amongst many.
My own views on the solidity or otherwise of the Roswell case
are irrelevant. My problem is the absurdity of Roswell's
centrality while it does remain a work in progress.

Situations like this scream out for a collective effort in the
field to work towards creating a 'core case' that does not
depend on a single incident, but which takes a full balanced
account of the real range, depth and persistence (over time and
geography) of the available high quality evidence.


--
Gerald O'Connell



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