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Re: Sakulich And The Betty & Barney Hill Case

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 20:26:12 +0000
Archived: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:43:20 -0500
Subject: Re: Sakulich And The Betty & Barney Hill Case


>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 11:42:31 +0100
>Subject: Re: Sakulich And The Betty & Barney Hill Case

>>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 12:07:39 EST
>>Subject: Re: Sakulich And The Betty & Barney Hill Case

>>>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 12:32:40 +0100
>>>Subject: Re: Sakulich And The Betty & Barney Hill Case

><snip>

>>>Second, the critique made against Budd Hopkins and others of
>>>influencing witnesses under hypnosis and of being unethical, can
>>>be made againt Dr Simon, the eminent professional, in the first
>>>place. That's exacly what he did!

>>Remember that there is a difference between a researcher and a
>>therapist, which is why there often comes a point where research
>>and therapy collide. Simon was there as a therapist so that his
>>methodology and his goals were different than those of the
>>researcher. He did nothing unethical in his work as a therapist.

>Kevin, Kathy Kasten and all,

>Yes, of course, but this brings another remark. Dr Simon could
>not accept the idea that their story might be true, and he had
>to consider them as people suffering of a mental disorder, that
>he had to try to cure. It was his role, his duty, as a
>psychiatrist, and he thought he was right to try to influence
>them under hypnosis. I think it's known in psychiatry as "folie
>=E0 deux".

>So, exit the abduction story.

>Well, I don't think it has exited at all. And the fact that
>there were already tales of abductions in science-fiction seems
>to me a very, very weak argument. BTW, some skeptics, notably in
>France, use the same argument to discard all ufology. For them,
>all flying saucers come from SF...

>And what about the idea that SF stories of alien saucers and
>abductions were born out of real events? Maybe Kathy Kasten will
>like that idea?

Well, from all my readings into the subject of neurology, I
would have to guess it must have been something in the water and
sandwiches I ate that caused highly strange events in my life.
Of course, I am referring to the amount of toxic bromides I have
ingested. Along with the rest of the American public. Maybe, we
could all be subjected to temporary bouts of hallucination or
delirium. That includes everybody living in the U.S. of A. on
this list. Maybe, I should include residents of England.

A half-baked idea? Not hardly. I am quoting from Wolff-Curran
Delirium Studies. If you have a problem with the research, I
suggest you contact the good doctors. Desmond Curran was an M.D.
located in London, England. Wolff in New York City.

Careful of the water you drink and try to cut down on the number
of sandwiches you eat.


KK



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