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Re: Expert Opinions

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 14:08:46 +0100
Archived: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 12:54:28 -0400
Subject: Re: Expert Opinions


>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 10:26:52 -0500
>Subject: Re: Expert Opinions

<snip>

>The moral of the story: Human beings, even the most well-
>intentioned of them, are wrong far more often than they're
>right. Of all efforts humans have devised to try to reduce error
>in our understanding of life, the universe, and everything,
>empirical science - while not perfect; perfection does not exist
>in this world - is demonstrably and consistently the most
>successful. Overthrowing science is infinitely more difficult
>than overthrowing, say, a literary theory fashionable in English
>departments or a historians' consensus about the causes of the
>Spanish-American War.

<snip>

Hello Jerome,

That first sentence is correct, maybe more correct than you
might want to think.

That's because you, and some other folk clinging to
'establishment views', don't seem to realize that most of what
you're claiming is 'science' has already been overthrown.

Here's a quote from an overview co-incidentally put together
yesterday -

"until there is some theory that brings together the successes
of relativity and quantum theory, we will not have a physical
theory that can be relied upon to give us a complete picture of
what the world is. And, as the ultimate task of physics is to
provide that picture then, without it, despite all of the
experimental successes of relativity and the quantum theory, we
do not have, in the deepest sense, any physical theory at all."

Full (fairly small) text file with attributions is at:

www.perceptions.couk.com/uef/present-state.txt


Cheers

Ray D



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