From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys.nul> Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2013 20:08:18 -0400 Archived: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 06:30:01 -0500 Subject: Re: The List Fades To Black >From: Wendy Christensen <wendy.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:18:59 -0500 >Subject: Re: The List Fades To Black >I think the greatly reduced UFO UpDates List traffic in recent >times is indicative not of other outlets on the internet, but of >a major existential crisis in ufology. >It has to do with cell phones. >Just in the last few years, the earth has been blanketed in >ubiquitous camera coverage. Billions of people now carry high >quality cameras everywhere they go. These devices are virtually >extensions of our hands, always at the ready to instantly record >whatever happens, anywhere. (Check out the many "flash mob" >videos on youtube to see how immediately and completely these >events are recorded, from multiple viewpoints and by numerous >observers.) >And yet - ufologists are still picking away at the bones of >Trent and (always!) Roswell. >There should be, by now, thousands of clear, high-quality UFO >images, with more appearing by the minute, to bicker about. So, >where are all those pictures? >I believe that this phenomena - the lack of expected imagery -- >has caused many observers to take a giant step back and say, >"Something is not right here." >Could there, after all, be "no there, there?" I must disagree. The great amjority of todays digital camera pictures have much poorer resolution than the old colore slide film provided. Stan Friedman 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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