From: Gerald O'Connell <goc.nul> Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:39:01 +0000 Archived: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:44:53 -0500 Subject: Re: The Assassination Of Hopkins & Cortile >From: Nigel Watson <nigelwatson1.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 12:50:16 +0000 >Subject: Re: The Assassination Of Hopkins & Cortile >Peter Rogerson takes a robust look at the alien abduction >controversy in his latest contribution to the Magonia Blog at >http://pelicanist.blogspot.com/ >He notes: >"The reaction of the wider UFO community to the first version of >Carol's article when posted on UFO UpDates, and to the >complaints of Emma Woods, resembles rather the reaction of the >institutional Catholic Church towards allegations of child abuse >- blame the victim and shoot the messenger. Yes, this is exactly the right line to take. The reaction of certain sections of the wider UFO community to the whole affair has, in some instances, resembled other social panics when information has suddenly appeared in the media concerning individuals who have acted beyond the pale of civilised standards. The tarring with the same brush of all abduction researchers is reminiscent of the angry mob that gathered outside an individual's home after paedophiles were 'outed' by a British newspaper: the mob, in its wisdom, sought to attack the individual because of a brass plate on the wall identifying the victim's proclivities - 'Paediatrician', it said... -- Gerald O'Connell http://www.onlyport.com 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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