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Re: Shirley MacLaine

From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul>
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2011 08:11:01 -0400
Archived: Sat, 01 Oct 2011 09:16:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Shirley MacLaine


>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:14:17 -0400
>Subject: Re: Shirley MacLaine

>>From: Jerome Clark<jkclark.nul>
>>To:<post.nul>
>>Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:32:18 -0500
>>Subject: Rte: Shirley MacLaine

<snip>

>>Hi, A. J.,

>>Shirley MacLaine, albeit a wonderfully talented actor, is no
>>ufologist. She's just a follower of various New Age notions
>>which most here would regard as a waste of time. Not exactly a
>>deep thinker. Budd Hopkins devoted a brutal chapter of his
>>memoir to his experience with her.

>>I'm sure meeting her will be interesting in the way it's always
>>interesting to meet persons who've had other than ordinary
>>lives. I wouldn't expect much beyond that, though.

>She may not engage in much research on UFOs, but she has had a
>significant impact on US politics by outing Kucinich's UFO
>sighting. That's old news by now, but it's an angle to consider.

>Details of his sighting were reported in the Wall Street Journal
>and the article was reposted on ATS.

>http://tinyurl.com/3ly2fch

>MacLaine was not present herself, but she might have some
>additional second-hand information about the sighting. For
>example, the article says that Kucinich told her he would try to
>find the notes that he had made at the time.

I like Shirley MacLaine, but her interest in the field is from
the 'New Age' side of this field, which there are many among us
who really wish would go away. I would note that on her web site
she has links and information related to Astrology, but UFOs
remains buried. I was able to find her list of recommended UFO
readings, which include:

Exoconsciousness
Your 21st Century Mind
By Rebecca Hardcastle

Exopolitics
Political Implications Of The Extraterrestrial Presence
According to Dr. Michael Salla and many other experts in the
field of ET research, for almost 70 years the US government has
engaged in an extensive "official effort" of disinformation,
intimidation and tampering with evidence in order to maintain a
non-disclosure policy about extraterrestrial presence.

Secrets in the Fields
The Science and Mysticism of Crop Circles
by Freddy Silva

The ET-Human Link
We are the Message
By Dana Redfield

The Gathering
Meetings in Higher Space
By William Gammill

The Phoenix Lights
A Skeptic's Discovery that We Are Not Alone
By Lynne D. Kitei, M.D.

UFO's and the National Security State
Chronology of a Cover-Up: 1941-1973
by Richard M. Dolan

Unconventional Flying Objects
A Scientific Analysis
by Paul R. Hill

============

The only two that I have owned are the last two, and I would be
surprised if Shirley actually got through the Paul Hill
publication, which is fairly technical in nature.  I think the
first three say a lot about her general mindset.

As far as Kucinich's UFO sighting is concerned, it's an
interesting side note, but it didn't really change the debate or
add new information for ufology. The same is true for the two
former Presidents, whose sightings have become public and
described at length in the media.  I also believe that the
Kucinich outing has little impact on the political outcome,
except to add a bit of the giggle factor to his campaign.

In my mind Shirley MacLaine is right up there with Jackie
Gleason, who also had a deep-seated belief in alien visitation,
among those who are high in the Entertainment Industry.



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