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Re: Expert Opinions

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 19:25:38 EDT
Archived: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 12:44:06 -0400
Subject: Re: Expert Opinions

>From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 11:18:01 -0700
>Subject: Expert Opinions [was: Why The Cover-Up?]

>>From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 16:15:09 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>It would be a good thing if you could come up with a few more
>>examples, as the meteorites story gets trotted out so often
>>that it'a almost becoming counterproductive, rather like the
>>'more things in heaven and earth' quote that's almost a signal
>>that the writer is scraping the bottom of the barrel for an

How about Pasteur's germ theory of disease, Semmelweis' early
version of a germ theory, Wegener's continental drift, Mendel's
genetics, Lavoisier's oxygen theory of combustion, and the
history of the Big Bang theory?

>Some of these may be more pertinent than others, but here is an
>interesting list of 'expert opinions':


The issue isn't about 'expert opinions'. It's about whether the
notion of a secret civilization of monotreme hominids that has
developed independently of mankind to launch UFO technology and
yet remain undiscovered to humans is really a valid "scientific
theory" or is just crank pseudoscience like the lost
civilizations of Mu and Lemuria, the Hollow Earth, etc.

One valid indicator and sifting mechanism is to see whether any
legitimate scientists have championed the cause of the Mono
Treme Hypothesis (MTH) in legitimate scientific publications or
whether it is merely something relegated to pop culture like
MTV. The ETH (which I reject as explanation for the UFO
phenomenon) has been published in legitimate scientific
publications. MTH has not.

Your long list widely circulates on the Internet without a shred
of documentation. Some people have started to point out that
some of the alleged statements are "urban legends." Some
statements are misquoted and are in fact true not false.

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