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Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

From: John Rimmer <johnrimmer.nul>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:24:56 +0000 (GMT)
Archived: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 05:43:15 -0500
Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:39:04 -0600
>Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>I don't know what "rear-guard" means in this context, because I
>see no evidence that the problem is Budd Hopkins's methodology.
>The issue is what the abduction phenomenon, which exists
>robustly in pretty much the same shape apart from Hopkins, is
>actually about. That's a legitimate debate which will continue,
>as it should.

By 'rear-guard' I mean a desperate attempt to salvage something
of a reputation from the moral morass that is closing round the
heads of Hopkins and Jacobs.

If you cannot see the problems with Hopkins' methodology, and
how it has defined the development of the abduction phenomenon
into the dangerous monster it has become today, then you have
clearly not read Hopkins's book as carefully as you would have
us think.

>If I'm around when you're fading into life's twilight, I will
>contribute to the hypothetical forum I mentioned. I do promise,
>though, not to be icky about it.

Thanks, but no thanks.

John Rimmer

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