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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 10:07:51 -0400
Archived: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 09:10:37 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 19:59:42 -0700
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 10:05:39 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>Yes, to anyone possessed of any scientific sophistication (or
>>common sense for that matter) Gehrmanism is indeed silly. It's
>>also silly to draw meteorites into the discussion. The evidence
>>for meteorites was substantial, and eventually scientists of
>>another era, when much less was known about the subject (or
>>about any subject), were forced to acknowledge their reality.
>>Something of the same will happen with the UFO phenomenon,
>though rejection of UFOs-as-anomalies by scientists even now is
>>hardly universal.

>You missed my point, again. The idea of 'stones falling from the
>sky' was ridiculed. Not that they existed so much as the theory
>that they came from space:



>The point is that certain ideas that science initially laughed
>at turned out to be true _when the evidence became available_.

Bottom line: Theories have been known to bite the dust in the
face of ovewhelming evidence.

The 'theory' that 'they can't get here from there' (whoever
'they' are, wherever 'there' is) appears to have bitten the dust
in the face of UFO/TRUFO/AFC evidence.

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