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Re: Did Unknown Intruders Erase ICBM Target Codes?

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 08:46:12 -0600
Archived: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:55:19 -0500
Subject: Re: Did Unknown Intruders Erase ICBM Target Codes?


>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 21:17:26 +0000
>Subject: Re: Did Unknown Intruders Erase ICBM Target Codes?

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 08:22:51 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Did Unknown Intruders Erase ICBM Target Codes?

><snip>

>>In any event, I have no problem whatever - and I'm sure I'm far
>>from alone - conjuring up reasons why ETs might act in the
>>manner described in the report Robert Hastings passes on. But my
>>speculations have no more basis in established fact than do
>>Kathy's.

>>The truth of the matter is that we don't' know, and it doesn't
>>help matters to pretend that we do. Meantime, we have a case for
>>which investigation and analysis are necessary, not airy
>>speculation on what hypothetical other-intelligences are or are
>>not capable of or interested or not interested in doing.

>>That's all I meant to say. Not all that controversial. And I
>>apologize to Kathy if I sounded grumpier than I felt.

>Thanks, Jerry, and I accept your apology. I still adore you.

>I had no intention of implying that I knew anything more about
>what type of energy was harassing the personnel at Warren AFB. I
>was simply asking what Robert thought it was.

>Gosh, your response implies I can influence your subconscious.
>Wow!

Only when I haven't had enough coffee before I start writing to
UpDates, Kathy. Till then, all is id.

>Oh, and the bottom line, no, I don't think whatever is going on
>is of the nuts and bolts type event most people who claim to be
>ufo researchers are into reporting. No little three foot grey
>creatures. I will not go farther in order not to offend
>individuals reporting "alien abductions." The interaction is far
>more subtle than that.

The big mistake made in most UFO discourse - as in, I'm afraid,
the above - is to presume that the phenomenon must be one or the
other: either nuts-and-bolts, presumably ET, UFOs and nothing
else or Something Else and nothing else.

I'm afraid the lines don't fall that simply and cleanly. The
sooner we discard that sentimental notion, the sooner we may
start to get somewhere.


Jerry Clark




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