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Priests Of High Strangeness - II

From: Carol Rainey <csrainey2.nul>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:30:47 -0400
Archived: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 09:24:05 -0500
Subject: Priests Of High Strangeness - II

Excerpt #2 from the rough cut of Priests Of High Strangeness
has just been posted on YouTube. Producer/Director is Carol
Rainey. The ongoing series of excerpts focuses on the
controversial research techniques used by some well-known alien
abduction investigators.

Their subjects certainly are having inexplicable and baffling
experiences and the researchers do offer the therapeutic,
healing benefits that come from any empathetic listener.


But what have we actually learned about the phenomenon? The how,
the why, the who, the where, and the when of it all? Coming out
of the humanities and the arts, the few researchers making the
most lurid claims are simply extra- polating far beyond what
their actual data or evidence can support.  The tools used -
primarily hypnotic memory retrieval - are also so unreliable that
testimony based on hypnosis is not allowed in U.S. courts of

Linda Cortile, main subject of the book Witnessed, has stated on
several occasions that 80-85% of her memories of alien abduction
were retrieved during hypnosis sessions. Her interactions with
investigator Budd Hopkins are at the heart of this 18 minute

This segment looks at the obligation an abduction researcher has
to ensure that his/her subject is trustworthy - starting with
the factual details of his/her past and present life history as
they are presented to the researcher over a period of many

It also suggests reasons why both researcher and subject, when
their story is challenged, only redouble their efforts to speak
with absolute authority about the soundness of the questioned

Carol Rainey

Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast



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