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Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 17:54:29 -0400
Archived: Sat, 03 Mar 2012 07:57:04 -0500
Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox


>From: John Harney <magonia.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 20:11:59 -0000
>Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 08:46:31 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox

>>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 18:51:12 +0000
>>>Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox

>>>Leslie Kean? Add to the discussion? I doubt it. She would simply
>>>be repeating the old UFO orthodoxy without any real insider's
>>>knowledge.

>>Leslie Kean would make a much-needed addition to the discussion.
>>She's one of the smartest, most informed people around, with an
>>impressive track record as investigator, author, and
>>spokesperson for our subject.

>If she's so smart, why did she include so many solved UFO cases
>in her book, and present them with hardly any critical comment?
>She seems to be unduly impressed by military uniforms with rows
>of medals, and with academic gowns, when assessing UFO reports,
>and she includes some contributions from persons notorious in
>ufology for their lack of objectivity.

>To take but two examples to start with, from the book UFOs:
>1947-1997 (edited by Hilary Evans and Dennis Stacy, John Brown
>Publishing, London, 1997):

>In an article, The Belgian 1989-1990 UFO Wave, Belgian
>researcher Wim Van Utrecht expresses his doubts about the
>authenticity of the Petit-Rechain "flying triangle" photo, and
>his suspicions have recently proved to have been justified. He
>also provides plausible explanations for most (not all) other
>sightings in this UFO wave.

>The article Trans-en-Provence: When Science And Belief Go Hand
>In Hand, by Eric Maillot and Jacques Scornaux, is an excellent,
>detailed demolition job on this notorious UFO "landing" and the
>bungled investigations of it.

>For those who have the time to spare there is plenty of critical
>investigation and comment on the better-known sightings in
>Kean's book which should convince all but the most hopelessly
>credulous that it is little more than just another UFO gee-whiz
>book.


BS. I'm sure General Wilfried De Brouwer has more on the
ball than Wim Van Utrecht when it comes to the Belgium flap, the
Belgium triangle aside. The flap didn't hinge on that case.

You guys are so predictable.


Don Ledger


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