posted on Dec, 23 2013 @ 05:26 AM
The fragmented nature of ufological discussions is set to become significantly worse for the foreseeable future with the announcement today by Errol
Bruce-Knapp that the plan is "to mothball" the UFO Updates email discussion list.
That email discussion List has served as the closed thing I've seen to a centralised discussion point for ufo researchers during at least the last
The UFO UpDates mailing list
, operated by Errol Bruce-Knapp, has been around for many years. As I posted in a
previous thread in 2007: (Free UFO Researcher Starter Pack
Originally posted by IsaacKoi
"UFO UpDates is probably the best (public) discussion List for reading the views of the biggest names within ufology. It even manages to get quite a
few skeptics discussing issues with pro-ETH researchers".
Many of you will have come across the archives of posts to the UFO UpDates mailing list online at:
For those not familiar with it, UFO Updates regularly features posts by authors that will be familiar to many of you that spend too much time in the
Aliens & UFOs forum (e.g. Stan Friedman and Bruce Maccabee), some serious researchers that may not be so well known (e.g. Jan Aldrich of the Project
1947 website), as well as a reasonable number of skeptics (e.g. Kentaro Mori, John Rimmer and others).
Here's a random bit of the table of contents for a sample few days:
Here's an image of a fairly random post (featuring Stanton Friedman having a slight disagreement with Michael Salla):
As if the state of ufological research were not bad enough already...
Anyway, I hope that Errol is well and would like to thank him for his efforts running the List up to now. It doesn't sound like there's much chance of
him reconsidering, although I'm always an optimist.
Perhaps there could be a hand-over to a lower-maintenance successor email list (e.g. a Yahoo Groups group)???
edit on 23-12-2013 by IsaacKoi
because: (no reason given)