Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Is Ufology Dead Or Just Dozing? - Hale
>From: Roy Hale <roy.hale@...><snip>
>Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 17:13:56 -0000
>Subject: Re: Is Ufology Dead Or Just Dozing?
>>From: Joe McGonagle <joe@...>
>>Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 07:57:01 -0000
>>They are difficult to find amongst all of the commercial links.IMO, it also gives the impression that ufologists generally are
>>On the UFO page, you have a link marketing a Fortune Teller
>>CD..... what sort of impression do you think this gives of
>It gives the impression that I sell CDs on my site? The articles
>are very well read, my stats tell me this.
inclined to take fortune telling (or entrail divining, etc)
>>You also have a link to:Solomon/Lassiter/Sheridan
>>You may be unaware, but the "owner" of AEM who goes under
>>various names including Jack/Jac/Steve
>>and combinations thereof is currently in legal dispute with theweb.
>>Norfolk UFO Society with regard to group assets and other
>>matters. In fact, if you follow the link which is on your site:
>>there is a brief statement about the matter there.
>I am probably not the only site with a link to this one, on the
>I totally agree, I just thought I should point it out since I had
>>Another UK site:a
>>by Roy Lake carries an article by Tony Dodd dated June 2002
>>about the 1970 lightning crash, complete with a fake transcript
>>of the in-flight conversation. This incident recently received
>>great deal of publicity both on the national media, and in thereport
>>UK UFO magazine due to the release of the flight accident
>>by the MOD. The UFO connection has effectively been shown to beThanks, I appreciate that. I did try to reach Tony via the site
>>an outright hoax, but there is no mention of these details at
>>the site. I am not suggesting that either Tony Dodd or Roy Lake
>>were conscious parties to the hoax, but it is an example of an
>>article with no foundation in reality (and it does raise a
>>questionmark about Dodd's effectivness as an "Alien
>Roy Lake is a good friend of mine, I have known roy for years, I
>will pass this comment on to him, I feel I am unable to comment
>on the issue you raise, perhaps roy will contact you, or even
some time ago, but got no reply for some reason.
>>the Sheffield Incident as put forward by convicted drug dealer,No, I tend to avoid the company of convicted criminals when I
>>Max Burns. How someone like him can manipulate people into
>>supporting him in spite of his lack of remorse for his crime
>>astounds me! He is definitely one character that ufology would
>>be better off without!
>Every good journalist prefers to meet the people on such issues,
>I take it you did this on some occasion?
can. Especially drug dealers.
>>Please don't misunderstand me, I appreciate that operating suchI am glad you asked that question, Roy. I have set up a working
>>a web site soaks up a lot of time, money, and effort, and I
>>wouldn't expect it to be perfect in every way, but perhaps you
>>can see the point about how ufology is often misrepresented on
>>the internet in such a way as to either confuse people about
>>what ufology encompasses, or even scare them away from the
>>topic! I quite like a lot of the content at your sites, there
>>are far worse ones out there.....
>So what official body would you like to see set up, to make sure
>that only the correct data, passed by another body, is seen?
party related to the question which you will find the details of
in a seperate post.
Thanks for responding to my post, and I am glad to see that you
took no offence at my slightly critical comments.