From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul> Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 10:34:41 -0500 Archived: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 12:36:46 -0500 Subject: Re: In Memoriam James W. Moseley 1931-2012 >From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 08:37:50 -0600 >Subject: Re: In Memoriam James W. Moseley 1931-2012 >>From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 08:44:02 -0500 >>Subject: Re: In Memoriam James W. Moseley 1931-2012 >>>From: Gene Steinberg <gene.nul> >>>To: post.nul >>>Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 12:49:29 -0700 >>>Subject: In Memoriam James W. Moseley 1931-2012 >>>I am very sad to report that Jim Moseley, UFO >>>researcher/writer/court-jester, editor of "Saucer Smear," >>>died Friday at a Key West, FL hospital, where he was >>>undergoing treatment for cancer of the esophagus. >>>Jim was perhaps my closest friend, and the world today is a >>>much colder place for his absence. >>>I do not have any information on funeral arrangements. >>While approaching from a skeptical perspective, he was >>entertaining and will be missed. My best to his family and >>friends, and his writings will survive in numerous archives I'm >>sure. >Steve, >Moseley, whom I knew well and with whom I corresponded up till >the end, was not a skeptic by any definition. He thought UFOs to >be some kind of extradimensional phenomenon, and he did not like >skeptics, whom he regarded as bores and worse, all that much. He >was something of an iconoclast (in equal parts astutely and >obliviously, in my observation), but that is not the same thing >as a skeptic. >He was less interested in UFOs as such, however, than in the >social world of persons concerned, intelligently or otherwise, >with UFOs. His role in the UFO subculture cannot be captured in >a single word. And if one has to use two, It was sui generis. >I am still trying to process the news, however sadly expected, >of Jim's death. I will have more to say on his life and career >at some point. For now, I mourn the loss of a friend. Hi Jerry, I certainly stand corrected, and it's sad to see many voices being silenced by time. Steve 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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