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Re: UFO Frauds - Part III - McCoy

From: GT McCoy <gtmccoy@harborside.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 23:24:13 -0700
Fwd Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 02:53:18 -0400
Subject: Re: UFO Frauds - Part III - McCoy

 >From: Larry Hatch <larry@larryhatch.net>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 01:33:31 -0700
 >Subject: Re: UFO Frauds - Part III

 >>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.

 >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.

Same here, I am an experiencer, I _know_ something is out there,
I am not, however willing to upset my whole pardigim paradgim,
er, whatever, for some fool or delusional saying lo! there! or
some evil soul abusing followers for cash or their fifteen
minutes (sometimes way more than they deserve) of fame.

Good job Kevin, there are at least two now who support you ! If
there is any progress to be made, it has to come from honest
hard working people.


GT McCoy

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