UFO UpDates
A mailing list for the study of UFO-related phenomena
'Its All Here In Black & White'
Location: UFOUpDatesList.Com > 2002 > Nov > Nov 21

Re: Abductions & Ufology

From: Jan Aldrich <project1947.nul>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 13:38:0 -0500
Archived: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 07:38:51 -0500
Subject: Re: Abductions & Ufology


>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth'
>Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 23:45:56 +0000

>>From: Jan Aldrich <project1947.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 17:33:7 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Media & 'Truth'

<snip>

>>IMO, abductees could fall into the following categories:

>>1) People with deep seated mental health issues,

>>2) Charlatans and exploiters,

>>3) Band wagon followers,

>>4) People who are giving us symptoms of some other traumatic
>>experience in their lives,

>>5) People who are convinced by 'investigators' that their
>>problems or a mysterious incident(s) in their lives arise from
>>an abduction experience,

Dick, John and All,


>Jan,
>
>You left out, or simply people who really - for possibly very
>good reasons - believe that it actually happened to them.

Sorry, perhaps I gave that impression. However, the Hills, AVB,
Bluff Ledge and dozens of account I have read... and I recommend
the UFO Evidence II for some cases in this category puzzle me
completely. I don't pretend to know how to deal with them. I
feel much as Ted Bloecher told me about his leaving ufology,
That after all his years in research, he felt he had really
learned nothing that he was back at zero as far as understanding
the phenomenon.

>>6) Now I don't know what to make of the AVB case, nor the Hills
>>case, nor say the Bluff Ledge case nor dozens nor scores nor
>>maybe hundreds nor even thousand of others. Something very
>>strange may be operating here, but I am puzzled as to what it
>>is. I certainly do not buy grand unified theories offered so
>>far.

>"Grand unified theories" be damned, we have credible testimony
>(no matter how uncomfortable it is for some of us to accept)
>that something is going on that your categories do not
>adequately encompass.

>>The evidence for abduction being an extraterrestrial experiment
>>or breeding program is tenuous to say the least. Maybe there are
>>people who are convinced to their souls that is the case.
>>However, they must offer proof to someone who is not inside
>>their minds that such is indeed the case.

>"Proof" or nothing? You sound like the "either-or" debunkers
>here.

No, my comment here is who say they absolutely know because they
were involved or they argument have made them believers. Well,
here is the rub, express the proof in a logical way that someone
outside your skin can be convinced.


Jan Aldrich
Project 1947
http://www.project1947.com/
P. O. Box 391
Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-9135


[ Next Message | Previous Message | This Day's Messages ]
This Month's Index |

UFO UpDates Main Index

UFO UpDates - Toronto - Operated by Errol Bruce-Knapp


Archive programming by Glenn Campbell at Glenn-Campbell.com