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Re: Re: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:56:08 -0600
Archived: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 23:29:44 -0500
Subject: Re: Re: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review

>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:14:48 +0000
>Subject: Re: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review

>>From: Michael J. Briggs <mbriggs.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 23:40:09 +0000
>>Subject: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review

>I wonder if Bullard dealt with the phenomena [sic] we in the Southwest
>call The Trickster. A name given to the perpetrator of strange
>and out of the ordinary events. The teller of the tales about
>The Trickster are Kokopelli - another strange looking entity.

That's "phenomenon" (singular), not "phenomena" (plural), Kathy.
In any event, the Trickster figure is hardly confined to the
American Southwest. It's ubiquitous in the world's mythology and
folklore, an object of fascination, too, to students of culture
and psychology.

Having been intimately involved with Eddie Bullard's book (I
also have a quote on the back cover), I consider it a thrill to
see it reviewed sympathetically -- albeit missing some of
Bullard's nuances and his actual argument about what constitutes
the evidence for a real UFO phenomenon -- in so august a journal
as the London Review of Books. Myth and Mystery should be in the
library of every intelligent ufologist.

Jerry Clark

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