UFOs: Reframing The Debate

UFOs: Reframing The Debate on White Crow Books is available now from Amazon and all good book stores. UFOs: Reframing The Debate IF YOU LIKE YOUR UFO LITERATURE TO CONFIRM WHAT YOU ALREADY ‘KNOW,’ THIS IS NOT THE BOOK FOR YOU! The UFO field has produced thousands of dedicated researchers over the years, and reams of literature; but to what end? What can we claim to know conclusively today about the underlying nature of UFO phenomena that we didn’t know in the late-1940s? UFO study has always suffered from major organizational and methodological problems. It has also become dangerously self-referential. If ever we are to further our understanding of the UFO Read More

MUFON – Historic Gross Incompetence Or Hidden Agenda?

Ten months ago I sat down and began to write an essay for Robbie Graham's anthology UFO's: Reframing The Debate. In that essay I was highly critical of MUFON, the largest civilian UFO research group in the world. I've had grave doubts about MUFON for years and no matter which way I chose to look at the activity that has often surrounded this highly questionable organization, I found myself pondering some rather uncomfortable thoughts. I know from many conversations with people who I have the utmost of respect for that I'm far from alone. "One has only to look at their official mission statement—The scientific study of UFOs for the benefit of mankind— and then look Read More