From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>> Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 11:39:03 -0400 (EDT) Archived: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 07:09:44 -0400 Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 08:52:34 -0500 >Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul> >>To: post.nul >>Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 00:19:39 EDT >>Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>>From: Jeff Ritzmann <jeff.ritzmann.nul> >>>Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 12:51:45 -0400 >>>To: post.nul >>>Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>>>To: <post.nul> >>>>Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 10:38:36 -0500 >>>>Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>>>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul> >>>>To: post.nul >>>>Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 23:01:09 EDT >>>>Subject: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>Nowadays if you don't support the ETH and it's offspring you get >>lambasted but I remember when supporting the ETH and any related >>matters would get you tossed into a psychiatric hospital, fired, >>beaten up and ostracized. >Opposition to the ETH has been pretty much arguably, the >mainstream position in ufology since the heyday of Jacques >Vallee and John Keel. So has the rhetorical trope that one has >made oneself a martyr by opposing the ETH. >But in your case, Greg, you don't even seem to grasp what the >ETH is or what it's based upon. Perhaps it's a subject you ought >just to let be. >Jerry Clark Please, your attempts at control through invalidation are about as effective as putting a fake mustache on a cowpie to fool the flies. I'm fully aware of the origins of the ETH. My point is we have no proof, and it's been over 60 years of searching. In the beginning of the UFO/Flying Saucer phenomenon it was our own government who introduced extraterrestrials as a source of then termed Flying Saucers and then hushed up. It may well be they were correct, however no physical proof had or has yet to emerge. The public, media, pop culture, tabloids, picked up on it and in came the snake oil by the barrel full. It's turned into an industry but as we know popular fiction was making a ton of money off extraterrestrial stories long before and Jerry Siegle and Joe Shuster's Superman story is proof of that. The bottom line is ufologists have been chasing the ET trail since the 40's and nothing solid has turned up yet. How long is a guy supposed follow an elk's trail when in fact it's a bear he's tracking? We need a reboot in ufology and look maybe we need to wait until our physicists and behaviorists advance in their research before we can continue. Right now it's best to collect the observable raw data without the one-third raw data and two-thirds speculative evaluations. It keeps the arbitraries out of the soup. Best, Greg ufomafia.com/blog Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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