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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Ed Gehrman <egehrman.nul>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 14:25:29 -0700
Archived: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 12:39:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?


>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 12:40:39 +0000
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:40:48 -0700
>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 10:07:51 -0400
>>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>>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

>>True. And I always thought that the old 'they can't get here
>>from there' line was one of the weakest and stupidest arguments
>>made by debunkers. Again, a case of making too many assumptions
>>based on our still limited human technology, as well as, as I
>>noted before, the newest findings and thinking in quantum
>>physics, etc.

>Meanwhile, Mr. Gehrman states quite explicitly that they can't
>get here from there, therefore they must come from here.

Hi Dick,

I say there's no evidence that they come from other star
systems. I don't believe they can get here from, but I don't
care if others believe. I also don't believe (have faith) in
fairies, ghosts, other dimensions, time travel or god, but It's
not a problem for me when other folks have these beliefs.
They're only a problem when they limit my beliefs or actions.

>False assumptions make for wonderfully 'logical' but quite
>erroneous real-world deductions.

What is my "false assumption"? I agree that we are being
visited. You have faith in the ETH, without any evidence that it
could be true and no scientific underpinnings. I have suggested
that a better possibility is an ancient hominid civilization.
There are no scientific reasons this hypothesis is false. I
realize that it hasn't been sanctioned by an authority, but
there's nothing inherently false about it. It may not be what
you want to believe. I don't mind. But if you're going to imply
the hypothesis is false, then supply reasons and evidence. Many,
perhaps the vast majority, on this List disagree with my
assumptions but that doesn't mean the hypothesis is false.

I don't understand the fervent reaction; I thought it would be
ho-hum. I'm glad it has generated some interest.


Ed




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