From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul> Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 21:57:53 +0100 Archived: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 06:18:15 -0400 Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away >From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 09:06:15 -0500 >Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away - Cox >>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 >>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. Hello Jerry, >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. Of course Jerry, I should have realised that all of the people who claim that the MoD are only releasing the low-grade material and are still hiding the 'real' files are non-believers just like yourself. Why should I have thought otherwise? >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. As you well know, no UFO witness was ever found to be drunk, nor for that matter otherwise intoxicated. They are all fine, upstanding, productive members of society, without exception. They must all be reliable witnesses, mustn't they? The illusion of Nirvana must be maintained at any cost I suppose. Regards, Joe 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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