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Re: MoD File Release

From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 23:58:27 +0100
Archived: Fri, 16 May 2008 08:50:00 -0400
Subject: Re: MoD File Release


>From: Chris Rutkowski <canadianuforeport.nul>
>To: <errol.nul>, <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:52:48 -0500
>Subject: Re: MoD File Release

<snip>

>The media seem to think that these case files are remarkable,
>but really, we've had the Canadian versions of them available
>for many years, so they are really nothing new.

Actually, the media is having a field day raising laughs by
reproducing childlike illustrations of UFOs provided by some of
the least sophisticated contributors to these files - a fact
that raises an interesting point: are there no  photographs to
be found anywhere in this orgy of apparent bureaucratic
glasnost? If not, given what else has been reported over the
years, what does that tell us about the real validity of the
exercise?

The problem is this: all unexplainable (even within the mind-
bogglingly broad parameters of explanation that UK officialdom
allows itself) phenomena have already been classified as being
'of no defence or security significance'. Therefore, any
photographs of unexplainable phenomena (it is difficult to
adduce the last-ditch 'exotic plasma' argument in connection
with photographs of apparently solid, structured objects) must
look like photographs of things that are harmless. But if it
really cannot be explained, then it will never, almost by
definition, look harmless. It will look mysterious.

Hence, no photographs.

I cannot help but feel that 'investigators' sifting through this
material are in a position analogous to that of UN monitors who
are only allowed into the PR office, and never anywhere near the
nuclear plant.


Gerald O'Connell



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