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Buy Two Of Regular Unleaded Instead - Cox

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 16:11:01 -0400
Archived: Tue, 01 May 2012 16:11:01 -0400
Subject: Buy Two Of Regular Unleaded Instead - Cox

Source: Billy Cox's De Void


Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 10:55

Buy Two Gallons Of Regular Unleaded Instead
by Billy Cox

One of the most facile, meaningless, and inhibiting phrases in
the lexicon of The Great Taboo - and we see it repeated time and
again - is “UFO believers.” The term, with its implication of
religious fervor, is often applied by debunkers as a pejorative
swipe at researchers and practically anyone else who takes this
stuff seriously. But in the hands of the mainstream media, which
expeditiously employs the label in what passes for coverage, the
damage is difficult to calculate. No doubt, it leaves an
enduring cultural imprint.

We see it once more in the latest special edition of U.S. News &
World Report, devoted to “Mysteries of Space.” Although the
topics are fairly traditional - astronomy, astronomy,
commercialization, militarization, etc. - the zinger is a cover
tease promising to reveal “Why UFOs Are Dangerous.” The ‘zine
invests four of its 88 pages to The Great Taboo, and judging
from his sourcing, reporter Michael Morella has put a lot of
work into the piece. But he doesn’t know what to do with it.
Rather than tell readers exactly Why UFOs Are Dangerous,
Morella, like so many other MSM efforts to sample the entire
buffet, has trouble with priorities and wastes valuable time and
space indulging the rehash.

Morella initially attempts to build his case on Leslie Kean’s
UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the
Record, then proceeds to get sidetracked on tangential cultural
contexts and ancient history (wheee - we learn about...

[More at site... thanks to Leslie Kean for the lead]

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