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Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic

From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 20:04:12 +0200 (CEST)
Archived: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 07:46:50 -0400
Subject: Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic


>From: Dave Haith <visions1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:42:11 +0100
>Subject: Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic

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>ufo-blogger.com

>http://tinyurl.com/99bus2g

<snip>

>Another statistic is the 100 per cent certainty of laughter and
>giggles when the UFO subject comes up.

>We see it time and again when a UFO story is chosen as the 'and
>finally' lighthearted item at the end of a news bulletin.

>Forget all the wars and politics, here's a funny thing to leave
>you happy and smiling - UFOs!

>In this particular interview the host Simon Jack is obviously
>too embarrassed to ask the inevitable question so says 'My
>children asked me to raise this....."

>Cue for studio giggles and huge amusement when the man in charge
>of air safety admits that once a month something unidentified is
>flying around up there.

>What is this weird mindfix which associates UFOs with humour?

>Is it a lifetime of government debunking or sheer nervous dread
>of the unknown... instead of a shiver, people laugh?

I've just done a follow-up interview on the BBC's Today
Programme, covering the recent comments by the head of UK Air
Traffic Control, and discussing MoD's UFO investigations more
generally:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9745000/9745363.stm

I took a broadly skeptical line, but the feature was a serious
one and I played the story straight.


Best wishes,

Nick Pope
http://www.nickpope.net




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