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. <snip> >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. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael M. Hughes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://michaelmhughes.com http://www.facebook.com/michaelmhughes http://twitter.com/michaelmhughes 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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