From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:19:49 +0100 Archived: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 07:33:58 -0400 Subject: Re: Could Aliens Have Created Life On Earth? Hello List Many of us have seen this behaviour in UFO circles and even more often in politics: when someone can't face the facts of a case or an argument they simply rewrite it to be easier to criticise and then pretend that was the original case or argument. That's euphemistically known as a 'Straw Man' tactic. Plain- speaking folk, like me, call it lying. Here's three facts gleaned from an interview conducted by Stuart Miller (first two reported in the Press at the time iirc) i) Professor Wickramasinghe and his family received death threats, to make him "keep quiet" ii) Police claimed those threats were untraceable iii) at least one Gov't or quasi-Gov't 'agency' - which could create "further problems" - pressurized Professor Wickramasinghe to "keep quiet" That last fact is in this snipppet from the interview at: www.perceptions.couk.com/panspermia.html) [Quotation Begins] SM: - Nothing from a government source? No shadowy figure has stepped forth and said, "Could you stop this?" CW: - It's hard to answer that question. I think there were some. SM: - You do? CW: - Yes. Maybe I shouldn't answer this question because it could lead to further problems. SM: - Professor, I am most grateful for your time. [Quotation Ends] I would heartily recommend to anyone who doesn't want to (inadvertently?) tell lies, that they thoroughly read material before commenting on it. Those who don't care will carry on doing what they do best - lying. Cheers Ray D 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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