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Yeah, but he's made a mint out of his books, and persists with his Nazca
lines stuff, even though there's been a lot of archaeological evidence to
suggest more earth-bound (and arguably far more interesting) solutions to
what happened there.
He reminds me of Graham Hancock in the UK (one of this ancient global
civilisation nuts- although he does tend to avoid using the term atlantis).
But you're right, being wrong isn't necessarily the same as fraudulent
(otherwise I think I'd be locked up right now).
> From: Wade T.Smith
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> On 04/24/01 04:59, Vincent Campbell said this-
> >Calling von Daniken a fraud might lead to legal action, if he saw it.
> He's certainly a loonie. Fraud implies illicit gains and a motivated
> activity, so, legally, he might not be, but then again, he may have
> started some businesses that could be called fraudulent.
> Just because a guy is wrong don't necessarily make him a fraud.
> Look at me, well, a tenth of the time....
> - Wade
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