[meteorite-list] Meteorite smugglers anger scientists

From: Michael Farmer <meteoriteguy_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:35:00 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <69128.79703.qm_at_web33102.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

But they have alreay done that, I have been to the
Natural History Museum in London at least 8 or 9
times, and complete many trades with them, much of it
NWA material.
I think this article may be somewhat misquoted or
taken out of context.
Michael Farmer
--- valparint at aol.com wrote:

> The article at
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6549197.stm states
> "But
> scientists oppose this marketplace. They want to put
> a stop to the trade
> because they're losing valuable material to the
> collectors." THEY are
> losing valuable material?!? If it's theirs to lose
> it implies that they
> already own it all. Shall we take a poll? I'll start
> by voting for private
> property rules.
> These folks should ditch the
> whiny-entitlement-mindset and actively forge
> working relationships with the Michael Farmers of
> the world to obtain
> fresh material in exchange for whatever it is they
> have to offer, which
> would be...what? Maybe just having them be quiet
> would be sufficient
> recompense.
> Paul Swartz
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Received on Mon 16 Apr 2007 12:35:00 PM PDT

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