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Re: Budd Hopkins

From: Michael M. Hughes <michaelmhughes.nul>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 15:47:17 -0500
Archived: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 09:27:20 -0500
Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins

>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 09:52:16 -0600
>Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins

>Budd Hopkins has been a valued friend of mine since the 1980s.
>Because I live far from New York City, others (such as the
>estimable John Velez) are better qualified to assess what goes
>on between Budd and abductees than I am.


>Finally, reading the often unwarranted, sometimes sickening
>attacks on this good man, I make this plea to whatever basic
>decency remains in ufology. Budd Hopkins is gravely ill, now
>involved with a personal crisis each one of us without exception
>will confront one day. Let us hope that when this happens,
>people who hate us and seek to discredit us are not out there
>frothing at the mouth and howling our name at the moon. Agree or
>disagree with him, he has worked hard. He has given and
>sacrificed much. For now, basic decency (if it still exists in
>this field) requires, at the least, a lowered polemical volume.

Thank you for that. I've only met Budd once, but he was
extremely kind, welcoming, funny, and a great conversationalist.
My best wishes go out to him.

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