Letters: Jul. 14, 1997


"The only thing more incredible than extraterrestrials' visiting Earth is the U.S. government's denying that they exist." GARY OSTROW Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

For believers, the strange events at Roswell, N.M. [SOCIETY, June 23], represent the core of a vast panoply of beliefs in the same fashion that Christ does for Christians. Both claim to make sense out of senselessness. Videos of recent events and countless photos of wingless and bladeless craft, as well as the physical marks left on abductees, support the Roswell belief. DOUG PARRISH Howell, Mich.

The "alien" on your cover--with its predictable oversize head...

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