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Re: Brazilian MoD Discusses UFOs With Ufologists

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:49:46 -0500
Archived: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:43:36 -0400
Subject: Re: Brazilian MoD Discusses UFOs With Ufologists


>From: Edward Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:42:26 -0700
>Subject: Re: Brazilian MoD Discusses UFOs With Ufologists

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:00:09 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Brazilian MoD Discusses UFOs With Ufologists

>>You're entitled to whatever you choose to believe, Ed, including
>>the notion that you're a world historical figure, which you
>>would be if your wildly off-the-charts ideas were to be true.

>Since I certainly believe that I'm correct, I have something to
>look forward to in my old age: "World historical figure". I hope
>you're correct. I like the sound of it.

A word of advice, Ed: Don't hold your breath waiting for
recognition and vindication. The consequences for your health
would not be good, and nobody here wishes you ill.

><snip>

>>Personally, I harbor a deep skepticism of conspiracy theories.
>>Nor do I believe you're a world historical figure. But again,
>>you have every right to your own assessment of yourself.

>As far as I can tell, you've rejected my hypothesis without
>examining my evidence. (Cant wearing skeptical britches)

A flat-earther once told me the same, actually.

I don't know your position on the shape of the earth, but I do
recognize a cra - er, independent thinker - when I see one. As
I've noted in this space on earlier occasions, you're a graduate
of the same class that's given us lost continents such as Mu and
Atlantis, the Shaver mystery, the hollow earth, Mount Shasta
lore, hidden races of all descriptions, and much more. I once
wrote a book on the subject (Hidden Realms, 2010), so I suppose
I know a little more about this than most.

From that knowledge base, alas, I can only conclude that as an
independent thinker, you're not much of a thinker, and you
certainly aren't an independent one. Then again, there's a way
you can show how grievously wrong I am in that assessment.

Let's put it this way: if you were actually serious, you
wouldn't be trying to force-feed your "evidence" to Jerry Clark
and fellow ufologists/anomalists/powerless fringe figures but to
the mainstream physical scientists, evolutionary biologists,
historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists of the world.
Surely they will need to know that nearly everything they've
judged to be true is wrong. I'm sure that once they've recovered
from their initial embarrassment, they will give you all the
credit you deserve as a world historical figure. Just imagine
the joy you'll experience when you get to rub all this in Jerry
Clark's face. Why, the poor guy will have to flee to Patagonia
and live the rest of his sorry life under another name.

Sadly, that you are making no visible effort to take your
"evidence" to those who could evaluate it and do something about
it - and clearly have no intention ever of doing so (all the
while, by the way, escalating the magnitude of your already
extraordinary claims by tossing wild conspiracy theories into
the mix) - tells us that even you have a pretty good
understanding of how much weight your "evidence" carries. By
which, of course, I mean how little.


Jerry Clark


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