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Re: The Myth And Mystery Of UFOs - A Review

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


>>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


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