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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 11:33:21 EDT
Archived: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 13:17:15 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?


>From: Robert Williams <rhw007.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 12:05:30 -0400
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 09:41:55 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>><snip>

>>Let me repeat the lesson: Abundant evidence vs. massive
>>ignorance of early science leads to confusion about
>>interpretation. Not to mention the generation of a dead horse
>>that forever after, advocates of esoteric speculations of all
>>kinds will beat as they wail about scientists' refusal to take
>>their fantastic beliefs seriously.

>Dr. Sagan stated, "Extraordinary claims require extraordinary
>evidence."

>Well also true is that extraordinary evidence requires
>extraordinary investigation, and an extraordinary investigation
>requires an extraordinary review and discussion process that is
>publicly open and honest.

>The most extraordinary piece of evidence that humanity has never
>been alone in the Universe is laying there uninvestigated
>unbiased by an unpoliticized science field and an unpoliticized
>and free news media.

>It is required by 'science' to be unbiased in its
>investigations. This has not been the case with the UFO/ETI
>issue.

>Mainstream media is also guilty of this also by still inclduing
>the 'giggle' factor when discussing military sightings of these
>phenomenon.

>The only 'dead horse' being beat around the issue is more like
>leading that dead horse to water and thowing it in and then
>expecting it to mirracously drink and come alive. Science and
>mainstream media are the dead horses that can be drowned in
>'proof' yet they still refuse to drink... i.e they're dead.


>Robert Williams
>http://commonsensecentral.net/

Thanks Robert Williams for a clearly written and well thought
out response.

I tried to ask Dr. Sagan about the extraordinary. He'd gone to
college with friends and family of mine and we shared a similar
affinity for the tv show Sesame Street. My parents and my
seniors always considered him a cool guy.

I was then told the extraordinary is basically that which hasn't
been confronted yet. Example the world being spheroid instead of
flat. At one time it was extraordinary until someone had to let
the science do the work.

Same with the ETH. It was extraordinary and now commonplace and
unfortunately a blinder to one of those horses that can't find
it's way home. :)

Best, and I am definitely bookmarking your website. It's a
breath of fresh air.


Greg




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