From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 10:42:11 -0600 Archived: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 11:57:11 -0500 Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List >From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 16:10:31 -0000 >Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 08:59:40 -0600 >>Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List >>>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul> >>>To: post.nul >>>Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:44:08 -0500 >>>Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List <snip> >>I suspect I have read a whole lot more of ufology's crank >>literature than you have. I have a fairly keen grasp not only of >>its content but of its history in pre-ufology occult traditions. >>My last book (Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from >>Other Worlds) explored some of it in detail. I also have written >>about it at length in my encyclopedia and elsewhere. I have >>spent, I am certain, a whole lot more time with it than you >>have. So please spare me the lectures. >Sorry Jerry, I think William is right here - everyone should try >to make their own way through the tangle. >Accepting a guru, or worse, a consensus, is merely closing one's >eyes to the possible but yet unthought-of. Sorry, Ray, but you just made my point. When a decent awareness of established knowledge in established disciplines, plus an intelligent respect for logical thinking, is equated with "accepting a guru," then the problems I outlined are demonstrated for all to see. Jerry Clark 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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