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Is Ufology Doing All Of Its Job?

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 12:04:11 +0100
Archived: Wed, 28 May 2008 09:18:27 -0400
Subject: Is Ufology Doing All Of Its Job?


Most Listers know I don't do investigation or even compiling,
being at one remove and liking to step back and look at the more
impressive cases on record.

That's written records from the past - Fortean stuff - and the
best investigated & presented stuff from the present. Among
others that'll be Shag Harbour, the Black Box Cockpit series,
Serling & Vallee's 1976 'It Has Begun', some of Jaime Maussan's
Conference presentations, and Birdsall & Stubbs 'NASA Smoking
Gun' series and follow-up, etc.

Looking at mainstream media responses, something hits home.

As Jaime Maussan complained about the Mexican military FLIR
film, in each case a dozen or so ridiculous debunking
'explanations' are immediately floated and, more significantly,
these are written into the record without serious question by
the media - or Wiki.

It strikes me that Ufology isn't doing all of its job. It's
surely part of Ufology's task to expose fake 'ridiculous
debunking' and to name and shame the culprits. Also - it seems
there aren't too many of those propagandists; i.e. most fake
'explanations' emanate from just a few sources. And I'm sure
most of you know those sources better than me.

So how about it?


Cheers

Ray D



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