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Re: Brilliant Light Plunging - Velez

From: John Velez <jvif@spacelab.net>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2001 15:50:42 -0400
Fwd Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 11:49:21 -0400
Subject: Re: Brilliant Light Plunging - Velez


 >Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 20:41:33 -0400
 >From: Don Ledger <dledger@ns.sympatico.ca>
 >To: updates@sympatico.ca
 >Subject: Re: Brilliant Light Plunging

 >>From: Bob Young <YoungBob2@aol.com>
 >>Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 17:01:32 EST
 >>Subject: Re: Brilliant Light Plunging
 >>To: updates@sympatico.ca

 >>>Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 12:06:28 -0500
 >>>Subject: Re: Brilliant Light Plunging
 >>>From: John Velez <jvif@spacelab.net>
 >>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@sympatico.ca>

 >>>>>Source: The Los Angeles Times

 >>>>>http://www.latimes.com/news/state/20010327/t000026482.html
 >>>>>Tuesday, March 27, 2001

 >>>>>Brilliant Light Plunging Into Pacific
 >>>>>May Have Been Meteor

 >>>>>A bright red and green light that appeared to plunge into the
 >>>>>Pacific Ocean on Monday night may have been a meteor, an
 >>>>>astronomer said.

 >>>You're a pisser Jerry. But it's funny because it's true. I can't
 >>>believe that any rational person would entertain balderdash like
 >>>that unless it was motivated by a burning need to sublimate deep
 >>>(primal) fear.

 >>>The louder and more irrational they are, the deeper the fear.

 >>>They are _driven_ to irrationality by fear.

 >>Paranoia and irrationality aside, can either of you guys tell me
 >>in 30 or 40 words how this report differs from the report of a
 >>meteor fireball?

 >>Please be specific.

 >Butting in. There isn't is there. I wouldn't argue this one. If
 >it weren't for meteors and fireballs the NRC here in Canada
 >wouldn't have set up a committee manned by astronomers across
 >the country to filter out those from UFOs. In the process they
 >catalogued thousands of UFO sightings which remain today. Of
 >course it sucked some of them in along the way just like Hynek,
 >and Tombaugh.

 >I might have happened across the List late on this one. Is someone
 >arguing this is a good UFO sighting?


Hi Don, hi All,

Sorry for delay in response. I've been off-line for three days
with major computer problems.

In answer to Don's question; not from my end Don. My response to
Jerry's post was in regard to the 'vehemence' of some debunkers
and where that intensity comes from. I was not commenting on the
'meteor' case at all. After I reread it I realized that it
'could have been' interpreted as 'support for a UFO theory'
which is not what I meant at all. I was laughing at, and
commenting on, Jerry's humorous synopsis of some of the theories
put forward by 'some' debunkers.

Not supporting a UFO explanation for the case in question.

Thanx for allowing me the opportunity to clarify that.


Regards,

John Velez





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