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Re: Are UFOs Real? - Friedman

From: Stan Friedman <fsphys.nul>
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 18:17:26 -0400
Fwd Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 09:19:12 -0500
Subject: Re: Are UFOs Real? - Friedman


>From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2004 15:33:59 -0600
>Subject: Re: Are UFOs Real?

<snip>

>I listened to the program last night... (Friedman on recent
>debate with CSICOPia) ...talk about damning Dr. McGaha with
>faintest of faint praises... but the description of the event
>left a hole in me of considerable size none the less. I wanted
>to hear who the clear winner was. I wanted to be regaled with
>tales of Dr. McGaha wallowing in abject defeat and being driven
>before Mr. Friedman's logical and factual arguments like an
>incompetent pugilist in stumbling retreat. I wanted to glory in
>the puling cries of Dr. Mcgaha's lamenting women. LOL!

>No disrespect meant to Dr. Mcgaha, personally, I'm sure he's a
>peach of a guy... but to fill in as an agent of CSICOPia for a
>(ufological) draft-dodging Doctor Nickell... guarantees him a
>larded pelicanist womb to return to and lick his wounds... Hey!
>He had the stone to show up! Wherefore art the CSICOP big guns,
>prithy"?

>"He's make me look like a fool; he's done it before"! says Dr.
>Nickell. "He'll cost me money, _and_ make me look like a fool"!
>says the not so amazing Randi.

>"People might stop buying my dissembling and skepty-bunky
>screeds!" says Dr. Shermer.

>"Woo-woo cosmic conspiracy water droplets precipitated from
>pelicans flying inverted in a temperature inversion... and he's
>been making me look foolish for decades... it's somebody else's
>turn..." says Mr. Klass.

>Still - the good Doctor should be shot and otherwise pilloried
>for reenlisting that old lie about astronomers not seeing
>UFOs... he should have been slapped off the stage for that
>alone...

>Please post that address to get a copy of the tape ASAP, Mr.
>Friedman. I want to do a detailed report on it.

Some quickie responses:

1. It is definitely Mr. McGaha _not_ Dr.

2. It was very structured... no back and forth argumentation

3. No attempt was made to determine a "winner", unfortunately.

4. The Debate tape will be available from me at:

POB 958,
Houlton,
ME 04730-0958

US$15.; Canadian
$20CAD; UK 14 pounds

For Canadians and Brits send to:

Stan Friedman
79 Pembroke
Crescent
Fredericton
NB Canada
E3B 2V1

The price includes shipping.

Stan Friedman





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