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

From: Robert Powell <rpowell.nul>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2012 16:53:43 -0600
Archived: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 08:22:40 -0500
Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox


>From: Gildas Bourdais<bourdais.gildas.nul>
>To:<post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 17:03:14 +0100
>Subject: Re: Let's Crank It Up A Notch - Cox

>>From: Robert Powell<rpowell.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 20:30:56 -0600
>>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

>>>>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 Belgian wave is hardly dependent on the triangular photo
>>that was apparently faked. Exactly what plausible explanations
>>did Utrecht provide to explain the triangular objects witnessed
>>by multiple Gendarmerie?

>>>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.

>>Rather than make an assertion that some book demolishes the
>>Trans-en-Provence case, perhaps you could give the reasons to
>>this forum as to why that case is invalid?

>In a few words, here are the main arguments of the skeptics on
>Trans-en-Provence:

<snip>

Gildas, if John Harney wants to defend those claims then let's
hear it from him.




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