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Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 05:57:51 -0600
Archived: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 07:02:09 -0500
Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:31:20 +0000
>Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 07:02:08 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>>>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 21:35:20 +0000
>>>Subject: Re: Special Note From Budd Hopkins

>>>Did Kate really think she was doing a service to Hopkins by
>>>soliciting comments from all sorts of people?

>>>Me? I think she should have restricted the comments from people
>>>who been abducted and sought out Hopkins' help. Anyone else just
>>>knew him superficially. Those who worked with him knew him up
>>>close and personal. The opinion would have had the most weight.

>>Kay Wilson has the right to run her website exactly as she
>>chooses and to honor a friend and colleague in any manner she
>>cares to. What business is it of yours?

>>And how do you know that those who wrote tributes to him knew
>>him only "superficially"? That certainly doesn't characterize my
>>long association and my many conversations with Budd on many
>>topics of mutual interest. Maybe you should stay out of the
>>mind-reading business.


>You are right, Jerry, I don't know who provided the tributes.
>Only that Kay describes them as from other personalities in the
>business of UFO research and commentary.

Ah, I wish it were a business. If it were, after all my efforts,
I'd be rich, as opposed to, sigh, very non-rich.

>If Kay wants to make these tributes public in a website, I get
>to comment on that fact and nature of those tributes.

Yup. My problem, Kathy, was that in this instance your comments
struck me as ill informed and un-insightful. But nobody is
trying to abrogate your or anybody's right to an opinion, sound
or unsound.


Jerry Clark

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