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Re: The Assassination Of Hopkins & Cortile

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


>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

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

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