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

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:25:14 -0500
Archived: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:22:30 -0400
Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away


>From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 21:57:53 +0100
>Subject: Re: Colin Andrews Re: We're Done Here, Now Go Away - Cox

>>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.


Thank you, Joe.

With your response, my case stands proved.


Jerry Clark



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