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Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 09:06:15 -0500
Archived: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:53:16 -0400
Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away


>From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:07:25 +0100
>Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away - Cox

>>From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:50:10 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away -

>The examples you provide underline my comment regarding the
>files not having contained any smoking guns - I can't see how
>denying the public an image of a sprocket tag or stars
>(explanations apparently accepted by the reporters at the time)
>is going to conceal the truth about alien visitation.

And here I thought this discussion was about possibly missing
unexplained UFO reports, not about any particular theory of
their origin and cause.

I'm sure I am not the first here to note the reappearance of
this dreary debunking trope, which demands that "aliens" be
forced into any discussion of UFO matters at first available
opportunity. Thus, since aliens can't be proved, any meaningful
discussion of UFO phenomena and related matters collapses on the
spot.

Another consequence, of course, is to reinforce the certainty
among many observers that - given the utter predictably of
certain rhetorical strategies from that quarter - when you've
heard from one debunker you've heard from them all.

What next? UFO witnesses are drunks? Oh wait, we've already
heard that one.


Jerry Clark




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