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Re: Crop Circles Discussion

From: Paul Scott Anderson <paulscottanderson.nul>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 07:47:03 -0700
Archived: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 10:45:48 -0400
Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 13:25:31 -0600
>Subject: Re: Crop Circles Discussion

>It seems a little odd for you to suggest that we stick to
>ufology... it is _you_ posting to the UFO UpDates List to
>perpetuate a thread about crop circles. I am sure there are
>other venues where you are more likely to find an acceptable
>level of expertise. Not everyone considers these phenomena
>inseparable, or even related.

_I_ did not start the thread on crop circles. But when I see
people here who keep making the same, erroneous statements as if
they were fact, I will respond to that.

'Acceptable level of expertise'? Yes, some ufologists have
documented the trace cases exhaustively, but when it comes to
the crop circle phenomenon specifically, they often do not know
what they are talking about (the negative posters here). There
are other long-time researchers, including scientists, who have
studied this phenomenon to a far greater extent. What's annoying
is when these self-appointed experts think they know everything
about crop circles. They do not! They've ignored much of the
scientific and historical evidence. They like to think they know
more about crop circles than these other many long-time
researchers, but they don't, they just show their ignorance of
the subject. That statement of your shows that you also think
this is a subject unworthy of serious study?

And when I said 'stick to ufology' I was directing that to Don
and the other 'negative posters' here only, obviously.

And I've also never said that I think the two phenomena are
necessarily inseparable or related. Anyone who knows my work in
this knows that.

Paul Scott Anderson

Canadian Crop Circle Research Network

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