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Re: Best Scientific UFO Evidence

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 10:02:56 EDT
Archived: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 12:55:55 -0400
Subject: Re: Best Scientific UFO Evidence

>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2007 17:51:36 -0400
>Subject: Re: Best Scientific UFO Evidence

>>From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 11:34:11 EDT
>>Subject: Best Scientific UFO Evidence [was The Fermi Paradox]


>>I think you missed the parts where I explained that it is easy to
>>compile a list of high-publicity UFO cases for publicity and
>>political purposes but it is very difficult scouring through
>>100,000+ pages of AF documents on UFO's to select the best
>>scientific UFO cases for the scientific community.

>True, but you listed some excellent cases back in June on this
>List. One doesn't need to scour 100,000 pages when obviously,
>you already have _sufficiently_ good cases at the tip of your
>tongue right now.

I made no representation that the sampling of cases I presented
was anything other than a sampling. The first thing scientists
do is check your documentation and see if you've done your
homework. You're suggesting that corners be cut. Believe me,
that corner-cutting will be obvious to scientists who instantly
reject anything they sense is half-assed as unworthy of wasting
their time. Time and again all that UFO researchers put forward
is just like that and of course it gets dismissed.

The scientific community will have to wonder why the UFO
research community hasn't bothered to digest the 115,000+ pages
of AF files after 30+ years of the files being publicly
available. If the UFO researchers won't take their own chosen
subject seriously why should mainstream science do so?

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