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Re: On Eyewitness Testimony

From: Sharon Kardol <sharon@hotmix.com.au>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 1999 10:10:33 +0800
Fwd Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 22:16:34 -0500
Subject: Re: On Eyewitness Testimony

>From: Greg Sandow <gsandow@prodigy.net>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>Subject: Re: On Eyewitness Testimony
>Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 23:31:18 -0500

>>Date: Tue, 02 Feb 1999 12:11:18 -0800
>>From: Ed Stewart <ufoindex@jps.net>
>>To: updates@globalserve.net
>>Subject: On Eyewitness Testimony


><many examples of mistaken sightings snipped>

>And then there's the dramatic case that unfolded last week in
>New Jersey. Someone thought they'd seen a tiger wandering
>through their town. Turns out it _was_ a tiger, and after
>attempts to tranquilize it failed, the animal had to be killed.
>Residents, meanwhile, stayed behind locked doors, waiting for
>the all-clear.

>Turned out further that there was a private tiger preserve
>nearby, with a hole in its fence. The owners of the preserve
>claimed that all their tigers were accounted for, but couldn't
>substantiate that because their records were in terrible shape.

>So some sightings of unusual animals are in fact accurate. What
>lesson can ufology learn from _that_?

>Greg Sandow

Guess you said it all, Greg - "some sightings...". I think we
need to focus on the 1% or the 0.1%, or even the 0.001% that
stump even the smartest 'rocket scientists'.

Geee, this business just keeps getting harder  ; )

Sharon K

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