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Re:: Mirage Men The Documentary

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 10:19:05 -0500
Archived: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:26:36 -0400
Subject: Re:: Mirage Men The Documentary


>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:08:42 +0200
>Subject: Re: Mirage Men The Documentary

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 07:24:57 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Mirage Men The Documentary

>>>From: Terry W. Colvin <fortean1.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:30:00 +0700 (GMT+07:00)
>>>Subject: Mirage Men The Documentary

>>>Source: BoingBoing.Com

>>>http://boingboing.net/2012/04/10/mirage-men-documentary-about.html

>>>Apr 12, 2012 8:47 PM

>>>Mirage Men: Documentary On UFOs As Manufactured Myth
>>>By David Pescovitz

>>>Mirage Men is my pal Mark Pilkington's terrific book published
>>>last year about the story behind the UFO story - a history of
>>>disinformation, paranoia, hoaxers, espionage, and weird psy-ops.

>>>While researching the book, Mark and his colleague John Lundberg
>>>traveled around conducting video interviews with dozens of
>>>characters, from kooky ET enthusiasts to former air force
>>>officers whose truths, if you believe them, are far stranger
>>>than the fictions you'll get from most UFO books.

>>"Kooky ET enthusiasts"? "Fictions from UFO books"?

>>How, uh, fascinating.

>>Haven't we heard this one before? Like, about a gazillion times?
>>I gather this one was done on autopilot.

>>Wake me when it's over.

>I have read the book and my comment is: the authors are the real
>'Mirage Men'.

>They have worked hard trying to convince innocent readers that
>ufos are staged par the Military in order conceal their black
>projects. The first case being Roswell, of course. They were not
>helped by Stalin, however.

Gildas,

In short, rather than "kooky ET enthusiasts" - and what a nasty
thing to say, by the way, about SETI theorists - we're dealing
with kooky conspiracy theorists.


Jerry Clark



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