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Re: UFO Frauds - Part III - Hatch

From: Larry Hatch <larry@larryhatch.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 01:33:31 -0700
Fwd Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 07:16:47 -0400
Subject: Re:  UFO Frauds - Part III - Hatch

 >From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
 >To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
 >Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 15:51:50 EDT
 >Subject: Re: UFO Frauds - Part III


 >This is Part III, which is the shortest of the pieces.

 >Should I continue? Wendelle Stevens


 >The Aztec UFO crash?


 >Del Rio.. and Todd Zechel's inventive reporting


 >J. Bond Johnson?


 >Derrel Sims the CIA man..


 >Edith Fiore... "Well, make it up."


 >So what do we do?


 >The real solution is very simple to state and nearly
 >impossible to implement. First we clean our own house.
 >We stop listening to those who have lied .. hoaxed,
 >and those who had misrepresented. We start applying some
 >strict standards to our investigations and hold everyone
 >to those standards.

 >We begin to peer review, and I would think that a
 >representative from CUFOS, FUFOR and MUFON would be the
 >place to begin (probably with some at large members
 >drawn from the experienced base of UFO research).

 >I would think support for the Journal of UFO Studies and
 >the Journal of Scientific Exploration would be helpful.
 >I would think that if we stop complaining about the
 >lack of science exhibited by CSICOP and start using
 >scientific methodology we would be miles ahead.

 >Yes, I have seen the idea for peer review come and go,
 >but I think it is now time to push for this idea.
 >I think that we have bumped into the walls, tripped
 >over the truth, and fallen out the windows long enough.
 >Now we must decide if we are going to be serious about
 >this or if we're going to allow the status quo go for
 >another 50 years.


Hello Kevin:

I must be one of the few people you did not offend at all. I
enjoyed the series of 3 messages; usually I am put off by
anything that long.

I cannot find much of anything I disagree with on the first
reading, and probably won't if I read it again.

Best wishes

- Larry Hatch

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