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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj.nul>
Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2007 18:18:39 -0700
Archived: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 08:19:21 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:30:18 +0000
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 16:49:59 -0700
>>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?


>>>Meanwhile, Mr. Gehrman states quite explicitly that they can't
>>>get here from there, therefore they must come from here. False
>>>assumptions make for wonderfully 'logical' but quite erroneous
>>>real-world deductions.

>>However, mainstream science conducted by reputable scientists
>>does not permit us to speculate on how FTL travel could be
>>achieved, if we cannot produce an acceptable explanation. Thus,
>>Gehrman has science on his side.


>Now you are making false assumptions. I didn't say anything
>about FTL travel. It may not even be required. But it's quite a
>stretch to say that science is on Gehrman's side in any way
>whatsoever. He has turned a blatant assumption into a scientific

Sorry, Dick. Yes, it's just my assumption - and that of others
too, of course - that FTL travel, or some high-tech equivalent
of it, is required for interstellar travel to be practicable
enough that lots of different ETs would be covertly disclosing
themselves to us.

As someone else recently mentioned, the capability of
'instantaneous' communication across light years also seems
necessary in order to explain certain aspects of the whole

My point was just that mainstream science/astronomy rejects
these possibilities because 21st-century mankind doesn't know
how to accomplish them, and that position agrees with Ed's. But
to me, the scientific/technological develpments we could
achieve, in another 500 centuries if we were to survive, would
make science fiction look feeble.

Jim Deardorff

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