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Ask Stanton Friedman and…

Gene Steinberg

Forum Super Hero
Staff member
So Stanton T. Friedman is getting out of the rat race and retiring as a UFO researcher.

As you know, he's been on The Paracast a number of times, as has his nephew, filmmaker Paul Kimball, so we've invited both for a get-together and retrospective.

This episode will be recorded Thur. March 29, from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM Pacific, 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Eastern.

Angel of Ioren

Friendly Skeptic
Staff member
So great!

My question: Why do so many people in the UFO community have so much trouble getting along, and can this be one of the main reasons why we've seen such little advancement in what's been discovered about UFOs? Example: To the Stars Academy recently published a well researched study on the mummified skeleton "Ata," and Steven Greer accused them of being disinformation agents, instead of sucking it up and admitting he was wrong.

Also, why did Bill Cooper think that you, along with people like Whitley Streiber we part of the CIA? I will assume silence means it's true.

Burnt State

Paranormal Adept
1. How would you describe the evolution of your thinking about the UFO phenomena? Are your current views and recent writings in synch with your original theories and if not what has influenced them?

2. Are there any recent theories that have caught your interest and do you think ongoing imaginative interpretations of UFO's is best, or should we be creating a focused science of Ufology? If so what would that look like?

3. What are your thoughts on the recent New York Times article on UFO gov't sponsored studies and the upcoming book, American Cosmic, by Diana Walsh Pasulka that claim not only do we have non-human techology in our hands being studied, thebut that some of the brightest minds in America owe their inventions to these technologies?
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Skilled Investigator
Q: what do you see as the most practical next steps in transitioning the pioneering work and research from the time of historical record keeping to the efforts of the next generation of researchers, what should we focus as a priority and what 'tells" do you think will give us the pivot in the right direction once we identify it? Also- do you see a reorganizing of resources which would be more efficient and productive moving forward in the aim of pinning down fact from fiction? Are experiencers the key or is it empirical data? Mr. Friedman it has been an honor and we ALL hope to here from you well past this latest episode of the Paracast!!!!



Paranormal Adept
Mr. Friedman: based on your decades of diligent research & vast knowledge on the subject of UFOs, what is your best guess as to when the ETs will truly make their presence known here on planet Earth? Just not in cloaking their saucers, or, probing anally, but landing on the White House lawn, or, close to it.

In other words, how long before humanity can start freaking out?

Minny McNinny

Paranormal Novice
'Aliens are here and will QUARANTINE us' Terrifying warning from top scientist

"Nuclear physicist Stanton Friedman said extraterrestrials have repeatedly visited our planet but have no intention of revealing themselves just yet.
The Canada-based expert said there "was not a shadow of a doubt" aliens had come to Earth but that it is being covered-up my governments and security services around the world."

Which ETs? How many dates and meetings have you been able to verify? Why aren't these "ETs" revealing themselves when, acording to you, "there was not a shadow of a doubt" aliens had come to Earth".

USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
Stan: Can you please describe the top 3 or 4 highlights of your time as a ufologist?
Stan: Richard Doty recently said he was shown briefing films of the actual Roswell crash site complete with a crashed disk. Comments?
Stan: Do you think some incarnation of MJ-12 still exists today and if so what do you think is really going on behind the scenes?

Stan: ( This question is optional ) Have you ever wanted to Give Paul a swift kick in behind?
Stan: If the aliens land and say, "Take us to your leader", can we bring them to you instead of Donald Trump?
Stan: Do you think some haunted places might be connected to an alien presence on Earth?
Stan: What do you plan on doing after you retire?

Paul: Can you please describe the top 3 or 4 highlights of your time with Uncle Stan?
Paul: How were you first introduced to Stan's work in ufology? What was your reaction?
Paul: Can you bring us up to speed on how things are going with your recent projects?

Question For Both: What sort of things in each other's work have you found most inspiring and worthy of respect?
Question For Both: What sort of advice you might give for anyone wanting to become publicly involved in the paranormal and ufology?
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Skilled Investigator
Mr Friedman, I've long admired your work & wish you a very happy, richly-deserved and extended retirement from this crazy field of research..

I'd just like to ask, who, if anybody you see as an 'heir apparent'?

Best wishes,

Dave (aka 'Ethel')

Ron Away

Paranormal Adept
Stan and Paul.You on the surface seem to be miles apart in your opinions regarding UFO’s.Do you share any common ground and if so what is it.
Stanton have a long and happy retirement.
Cheers Ron.


Paranormal Maven
Any comments regarding Dr.John Alexander's statement about Roswell that "attempting to come to any complete resolution of the incident is a fool's errand and whatever the truth may have been it has become so distorted over time that the facts have merged inextricably with fiction"

Do you feel that may apply to the Betty and Barney Hill case?

Congratulations on the retirement Stan. Enjoy.
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Gene Steinberg

Forum Super Hero
Staff member
Update! Paul had to bow out, because he's backed up with post-production on his film projects. He'll be on again in the near future.

Meantime, we'll have one or more special guest cohosts that'll be announced soon.


quelling chaos since 2352BC

First, I miss the round table and second I miss asking Uncle Stan questions?

This vacation almost isn’t worth it.