From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 17:26:23 +0000 Archived: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 13:42:07 -0500 Subject: Re: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review >From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:56:08 -0600 >Subject: 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 <snip> >>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. No, Jerry, I was referring to two different phenomena. That would be The Trickster and Kokopelli. I love that you are a knit picker. KK Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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