UFO hiding behind Hale-Bopp

Robert Schrader (rms@cts.com)
Thu, 27 Mar 1997 15:38:00 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997, Michael Lorrey wrote:
> >
> > The group members apparently committed suicide in the belief a UFO,
> > shielded behind a comet, would take them to heaven.
> >
> 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.

Murder? This is several links away from responsibility. He never
claimed that it had come to pick up people, nor did he claim that
one could be picked up via suicide.
And even if he had, the cult members still have a choice. The worst
possible crime here is fraud.

Robert Schrader rms@cts.com