From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 06:53:57 -0400 Archived: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 06:53:57 -0400 Subject: Bugging CEFAA With Questions - Cox Source: Billy Cox's Blog De Void http://tinyurl.com/7cf88ny Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Bugging CEFAA With Questions by Billy Cox The inevitable and potentially instructive backlash against Chile's release of a government-vetted UFO video - broken in Huffington Post two weeks ago by investigative reporters Leslie Kean and Ralph Blumenthal - probably won't be resolved soon. But it's a debate worth having if for no other reason than the light it shines on the psychology afoot in this unending tussle for hearts and minds. OK, OK, so you're NOT a space alien - would you please get the hell out of my face?/CREDIT: dailygalaxy.com CEFAA, Chile's official UFO research organization, telegraphed the controversy in February by announcing it had confirmed a legitimate airborne mystery caught on video outside Santiago in 2010. The agency claimed it had seven different angles on a dome-shaped UFO flitting about during a military air show, but it released only one video, which many skeptics found suspicious. The most predictable quarrel with the concept was advanced by Skeptical Inquirer magazine deputy editor Benjamin Radford. "If the Unidentified Flying Object truly is some sort of extraterrestrial spacecraft and not flying insect", he wondered, "it's odd that it apparently didn't show up on radar." Well sure, that is odd, but not unprecedented. The celebrated UFO that cut a circular hole through the cloud cover above Chicago O'Hare in 2006 wasn't detected on radar, either, but audiotapes of control-tower chatter released by the FAA left no doubt that pilots and air-traffic controllers saw the thing. The most troublesome aspect of the CEFAA footage appeared to be, well, [More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead] 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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