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Re: Schmitt & Broken Ethical Compass Of Ufology

From: Robert Powell <rpowell.nul>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 14:39:37 -0500
Archived: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:12:14 -0400
Subject: Re: Schmitt & Broken Ethical Compass Of Ufology


>From: John Harney <magonia.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 14:10:51 +0100
>Subject: Re: Schmitt & Broken Ethical Compass Of Ufology

>>Source: Paul Kimball's The Other Side Of Truth Blog

>>http://tinyurl.com/muj5kl3

>>Sunday, September 29, 2013

>>The Roswell Dream Team, Donald Schmitt, And The Broken Ethical
>>Compass Of Ufology

>>The ethical dilemma that has been revealed about the Roswell
>>"Dream Team" in recent days should come as no surprise given the
>>participation of Donald Schmitt, a person who should have
>>remained a pariah in UFO research given the proven lies he told
>>in the 1990s, lies that related to far more than just his
>>background, despite what many many people would have you
>>believe today (such as the Paracast hosts who had him on their
>>show last week and gave him a complete pass on his past, although
>>to be fair they just happen to be the most recent example of a long
>>list of people who have given Schmitt a pass).

><snip>

>Well, at least one prominent ufologist thinks that Don Schmitt
>is a wonderful person and brilliant UFO researcher. In his
>Biggest Study blog posting for January 14 2013, Michael Swords
>writes:

>"Don Schmitt. Every time I see Don I smile. Can't help it; I just
>automatically like him. But there is a lot more to Don Schmitt
>that just being a likable personality, and a lot more that
>Ufology owes him."

>This is followed by another two paragraphs extolling Schmitt's
>virtues and ufological achievements. Any comments, anyone?

John, perhaps you should refrain from extracting statements from
Mike Sword's blog to somehow stir up an argument. If you have an
issue with Don Schmitt then make your own arguments and points.
Surely you can find more to life than stirring up arguments
amongst others.


John Harney




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