From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 18:14:32 +0000 Archived: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:00:56 -0500 Subject: Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club' >Source: The HuffingtonPost.Com >http://tinyurl.com/77yxp8x >11/28/11 >Women's UFO Symposium Takes On ET Hunters' 'Old Boys Club' >Lee Speigel >The Book of Odds, an online reference site, indicates that men >are more likely than women to report witnessing UFOs. >And for decades, presenters at UFO conferences have been >predominantly male -- until now. The first annual Women's UFO >Symposium is gearing up to offer a new perspective and restore >balance to the growing world of gatherings where people present >their ideas and experiences in UFOlogy. >"Women are not on the forefront of many UFO conferences. It's >kind of an old boys club," said symposium organizer Paola >Harris. >"There are so many wonderful researchers out there that have >literally dedicated their lives to a cause, and they deserve to >balance the energy," she told The Huffington Post. >The conference will take place >[More at site... ] Dear List: Just having women speakers with the same exact view that male researchers have is, to me, just another stacked deck. The stacked deck being same old, same old, approach. And, yeah, I can say I know their approach because they have discussed their line of thinking during extended interviews they have given. I would have hoped that women researchers would bring a new game to the table. But, that is not to be. Too bad. It could have been a chance to bring a new concept into the breech. Oh well... 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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