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Re: The Ten Cases

From: Keith Woodard <qwoodard@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 17:27:40 -0700
Fwd Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 23:44:56 -0400
Subject: Re: The Ten Cases


> Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: The Ten Cases
> From: Mark Cashman <mcashman@ix.netcom.com>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 23:43:29 -0400
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

> >From: RobIrving@aol.com
> >Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 10:50:42 EDT
> >To: updates@globalserve.net
> >Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: The Ten Cases

> >>From: Mark Cashman <mcashman@ix.netcom.com>
> >>Subject: UFO UpDate: The Ten Cases [was Re: Occam's Razor and UFOs]
> >>Date: Mon, 8 Jun 1998 03:05:01 -0400
> >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

<snip>

>> Or are they purely witness accounts? If that's the
>> case, why are these accounts more compelling to
>> you than, say, a CSETI lights-fest, resulting in a
>> "near-landing" of a "metallic structured craft"?

> You see, this is why 10 cases are a futile exercise.

I don't think this has been futile at all. In fact, much has
already been accomplished. Dennis Stacy has been silenced, Rob
Irving is at least breaking stride while he attempt to wade
through them -- and actually admits to being intrigued.

Frankly, vague references to the literature did sound like a
copout to me. The ball has now been placed squarely in the court
of the skeptics.

And I would hope that any other ufologists who can think of
particularly strong cases will post them here.

> The question was, which cases are the most
> suggestive of ETI? ETI is suggested by structured
> objects, unconventional performance, escape velocity,
> vertical departure to high altitude, non-human beings,
> unusual physics, and unconventional interest in
> humanity. These cases present that sort of material.

> As I mentioned, cases which prove OEH (UFOs are
> objectively existent) are not necessarily the same cases
> which suggest ETI.

Personally, I'd love a list of your ten best OEH cases.

Kind regards,

Keith


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