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March 2011 sees the National Archives release some UFO related material free for download at:
I must confess I am presently losing heart in UFO research, like many others before me. It's not the fakes, the basket cases and all the rest. We know how to deal with them, as the Jerusalem UFO hoax proved.
It's all the self-proclaimed experts being taken in, year after year, by the same old fallacities.
They still believe in everything every hoaxer say, especially if he can flash some military experience at the bamboozled public.
They still believe every scrap of paper coming from government sources as holding the ultimate truth. This allowed practical jokers to pull some devasting tricks on the whole field.
They still believe the "abductee's" wild claims. As Jacques Vallee rightly remarked many of these people should recieve professional help, not be hypnotized by bumbling amateurs.
Albert Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results each time. No more needs to be added.
"Louhi spoke in riddled tones of three things to achieve: find and catch the Devil's Moose and bring it here to me. Seize the Stallion born of Fire, harness the Golden Horse. He captured and bound the Moose, he tamed the Golden Horse. Still there remained one final task: hunt for the Bird from the Stream of Death"
-Kalevala, Rune XIII-
UFO's have never really sparked my interest to a great degree, even though I am a huge Sci Fi fan. I'll have to have a good look through the reports and see if there is anything interesting in there, fake or just unknown as yet.
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