Re: FYI:w00f: UFO hiding behind Hale-Bopp: the plot thickens... (fwd)

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Fri, 28 Mar 1997 14:33:03 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997, Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

["]> THis really ticks me off. They ought to press murder or some other
["]> charges against Shramek, the amateur astronomer who claimed that he
["]> spotted a huge "saturn-like" ufo behind Hale-Bopp several months ago.
["]> It's his scientific fraud that perpetrated all this crap. The fact that
["]> he was shown to be wrong but refused to acknowledge the truth publicly
["]> is a damn crime. THis is one example of all the people he's hoodwinked
["]> with his BS.
["]Caveat Lector. That seems like just another "blame the speaker" rant
["]for what is a deficiency in the listener. If they willingly believed
["]a man with less credibility than the Enquirer, and cheerfully killed
["]themselves (and every indication is that they were sober and "jovial"
["]in their last moments), and he didn't actually encourage them to kill
["]themselves or defraud them of money or anything, I'd say we just chalk
["]it up to not-so-natural selection.
["]Otherwise, we'd have to charge every chruch in the world with too many
["]crimes to count.
["]Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
["]"All inventions or works of authorship original to me, herein and past,
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Well said, Lee Daniel Crocker. :)


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