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Re: Questions for Abductees

From: Jakes Louw <louwje@telkom.co.za>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 09:30:25 +0200
Fwd Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 10:02:07 -0500
Subject: Re: Questions for Abductees

I'm not going to even attempt to copy&paste anything
from this thread: it's just not worth the effort.

I just want to say one thing (or maybe a couple),

Firstly, I think that until John can enforce his
Abductee Investigators Code of Conduct, that
this thread is a waste of bandwidth: as Lawrie
pointed out, we've got everybody slinging mud,
with no exceptions. Some posts are just more
polite and erudite than others.

Secondly, I don't think anybody can assume
"expert" status in the abductee/abduction
field, as there is really no empirical data
on the subject, so therefore no way to
classify the incidents, and also then to
prescribe the type of investigation and/or
treatment of the abductee.

In some ways, I agree with John regarding
caution when dealing with a potential
abduction, but also with Lawrie, by saying
that we will have to consider "horses for courses":
that is, there are different approaches to various
situations.

Now, before I go off and delete this thread from
my mailbox, my final 5c worth (penny if you're
into Anglicisms):

This is a good list, with some very experienced,
influential people in various fields of Ufology:
Let's get the act together, and if necessary use
John's AIC to co-ordinate:

- abduction case reports
- abduction investigation methods
- post-abduction advice&guidance
- post-abduction treatment options
- case studies and white papers

Maybe Lawrie's right: who needs the professionals
that are often nothing more than licensed providers of
often questionable pharmaceutical products.

Hasta la vista, babies.

Jakes E. Louw
louwje@telkom.co.za
+27 12 311-2668
082 923 6144


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