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Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club'

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 12:48:16 -0400
Archived: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 13:55:07 -0500
Subject: Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club'

>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 16:14:09 +0000
>Subject: Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club'

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:33:56 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club'

>>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:56:43 +0000
>>>Subject: Re: Women's UFO Symposium Takes On 'Old Boys Club'


>>I met Edith Fiore once or twice some years ago. She was a
>>pleasant woman in my recollection, though a New Age sort with
>>whom I had little in common.

>>I certainly won't dispute that she is indeed "pushing the
>>boundaries." She spoke of having a client who, hypnotized to
>>recall a previous lifetime, remembered being one of the aliens
>>who crashed at Roswell. It was clear in the context that she
>>believed this testimony to be literally true.

>>By the way, I don't think she believed this to be literally true
>>because she's a woman. I know men who perfectly able to believe
>>the same. If I don't elect to seek out their company, well, so
>>it goes.


>When I met her, listened to her lecture, and read her book, I
>came away with the impression Fiore was in the camp that equated
>highly strange experiences to be in the "eye of the beholder."
>The experiencer was firmly convinced what they experienced was
>real and therefore, to them, it was real.

What a new and original hypothesis. How come no one has thought
of this before. This is ground-breaking, Earth shattering, self
serving too; and of course rubbish.

>Seek out female researchers company? Well, that is a new way to
>put it. Are you saying you avoid lectures by women in the field?

Jerry is probably like me; he sorts out the fringers and the
nutcases from the rest whether they be female or male.

>I hope not. That would be a clear case of discrimination against
>an entire gender. Last I heard, you were married. Surely, you
>trust your wife's opinion and seek her counsel.

What about the women only UFO conference; would you not agree
that this is discrimination? It would be interesting to see a
women's only Astronomy conference or a women's only Physics

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