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Re: 'UFO Skeptics' List - Evans

From: Roger Evans <raka@swbell.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 22:23:28 -0600
Fwd Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 14:42:51 +0000
Subject: Re: 'UFO Skeptics' List - Evans


 >From: Robert Gates <RGates8254@aol.com>
 >Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 22:49:58 EST
 >To: updates@sympatico.ca
 >Subject: Re: 'UFO Skeptics' List - Gates

 >>Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 17:07:16 +0000
 >>To: updates@sympatico.ca
 >>From: James Easton <voyager@ufoworld.co.uk>
 >>Subject: Re: 'UFO Skeptics' List

Previously, Easton wrote:

 >>I'm pleased to announce that 'UFO Skeptics', which has attracted
 >>[I'm sure for diverse reasons] 75 current subscribers and
 >>rising, is now a public forum and postings can be viewed by
 >>anyone with Internet access.

Robert replied:

 >As I have observed earlier, there is really no need for anybody
 >to view the postings. All you have to understand is the sceptic
 >point of view which is something along the lines of 'Any alleged
 >UFO sightings is really witness misidentification, hoax, stars,
 >planets, light houses, seagulls or pelicans; further the
 >sceptics will argue, that anything a witness claims to have seen
 >is incorrect for many reasons.  You also need to understand the
 >viewpoint/mindset of "It can't be so therefor it isn't"

 >Once you understand the above, you don't have to read a single
 >post or pronouncement because you fully understand the skeptical
 >mind and you know where they are going to end up.

 >I suspect that we will hear in a week to 5 weeks about how the
 >list is up to 80, or 100, and how the cream of humanity has
 >subscribed to that list and so on.

Hello, Kreskin.... Uh, I mean Robert!

As I assume you won't be subscribing, then your words are as
prophetic as usual. ;)


Roger




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