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Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

From: Peregrine Mendoza <101653.2205@compuserve.com> [Peter Brookesmith]
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 08:39:56 -0500
Fwd Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 21:18:06 -0500
Subject: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

The Duke of Mendoza presents his compliments.

>Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 02:10:03 +0100 (MET)
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Henny van der Pluijm <hvdp@worldonline.nl>
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Zeta Notso Ridiculoso

>I am referring to the repeated process of posting
>positive information that gets debunked by armchair analysts who
>spend more time debunking than finding facts. I think if there's
>one thing obstructing progress in this field, it's this attitude
>by debunkers. Which leaves us with the question why the UFO
>community tolerates this.

Much the same reason it tolerates clowns who presume to
know about other people's genetic make-up, or their magazine
reading habits, or the quantity of facts that clutter their
minds, and who display intolerance. In fact, it's called
being tolerant.

Even debunkers get it right occasionally (which is progress).
Even ufologists get it right occasionally (which is progress).

I've long wondered why it appears to be acceptable among some
ufologists for some people to sit in armchairs reading about
UFOs and going "Gwwaaark! Gwok! Puk-puk-puk! Whaaaark!" like
enchanted chickens and believing every word under their
noses, but it is wicked to sit in an armchair and shout
"Bollocks!" at the sight of the same manifest rubbish.

But then I am not a ufologist so I only know from armchairs,

Yours &c
(lost in the rain in Juarez)
Postiche D. Merkin
Wig Wham

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