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Re: McGonagle's Ufological Stand

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:46:34 -0400
Archived: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 07:59:46 -0500
Subject: Re: McGonagle's Ufological Stand

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2011 13:46:11 -0400
>>Subject: Re: McGonagle's Ufological Stand


>>So the Bobby went into an altered state of consciousness?

>>What did he walk around in a trance later?

>>Andy Roberts sets the tone.

>>When in doubt come up with the bogus psychological angle. Enter
>>the realm of the witchdoctors. Make the case a metal case.

>>Attack/trash the witness. Mind you this doesn't stop the likes
>>of Andy Roberts and David Clarke from pumping out UFO books. But
>>the documentary people fall happily into this tripe every time
>>as they attempt to 'balance' out the statements by the witnesses
>>- who apparently are mental cases including the police - with a
>>'sober' explanation  which is usually unresearched (enter
>>Roberts) and in this case ridiculous and probably should have
>>been grounds for libel.

>>But this is the kind of drivel that Rimmer and McGonagle buy

>What qualifies you to determine whether or not 'altered states'
>is drivel or that the psychological angle is 'bogus'? I suspect
>that is just your opinion rather than a fact, or are we supposed
>to think that your opinion and fact are in all things identical?

>Not having the time to watch UFO entertainment (other than a few
>Mail Lists and web sites), I haven't watched the programme under
>discussion (I don't see how it relates to my own views, I don't
>recall having taken part in any such programme so I would also
>query why it is posted the original thread?).

>How much do you know about the case you are discussing? Have you
>interacted with the witness? Read the transcript of his HR
>session? Do you know how much interaction Clarke and Roberts have
>had with the witness and others involved in the case? How much
>have you had? What qualifies you to level such criticism, or is
>that another example of your faultless opinion based on, er, a
>movie clip?

Begin with the title and work your way forward from that.
Altered States. The Bobby entered an Altered State. Jesus, what
twaddle. That's the best he could come up with?

Maybe you should watch the clip?

Don Ledger

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