Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Sat Sep 13 17:16:57 UTC 2008

John Grigg writes

> Okay, I admit I really overstated things. lol  But I still do think there is probably yet another underground Stargate type 
> project being run by the U.S. government.  Perhaps they will be more rigorous in their research this time and *maybe* even see 
> some solid results.  Despite all the failure and disappointment in the past I suspect major nations will continue covertly to 
> study this field because the possibility of a major breakthrough (however unlikely) is just too tempting to pass up.  And such a 
> venture costs a fraction of many R & D weapons programs.  It is ultimately a national security matter because American leadership 
> is very disturbed by the idea of powerful rival nations getting the jump on us in this or any other area.

And though unlikely it is possible that Stargate was set up to fail with the purpose of providing a smokescreen for another similar 
project (cue X-Files music...).

Yes, well, I've often wondered what I would have
done back in the 80s (or maybe even today) if I
had been a pentagon type who had responsibility
in this area. I don't believe in the possibility of the
paranormal at all (I do have Damien's book, but
not the time to read it).  But.  What would really
be my duty insofar as checking it out?

That is, egads, what if it was real and the Russians
or someone else got it first? On the one hand, if I
*don't* back the program, then I could be putting
the nation at risk.  But on the other hand, if I do
back it, and the Skeptical Inquirer finds out, then
they'll cancel my SCICOP membership. Not to
mention embarrassing me   :-)


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