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Re: Why The Cover-Up?

From: Bob Shell <bob.nul>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 09:05:20 -0400
Archived: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 08:50:51 -0400
Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 10:53:43 +0100
>Subject: Re: Why The Cover-Up?

>>What is so improbable about an ancient civilization?

>1. Evidence from the fossil record?

>2. Evidence from the archaeological record?

Are you saying there isn't any evidence? If so, I recommend that
you read some of Hancock's works on this subject.

Also, you must always remember that lack of evidence in
paleontology and archeology is meaningless. All that means is
that we just haven't found it yet. Or maybe we have and it has
not yet been recognized for what it is.

Paleontology is full of cases of misidentified artifacts. When
the "antennae" of Anomalocaris were first found they were not
recognized as parts of a larger animal, but classified as a type
of shrimp. (The name the animal is stuck with as a result means
"strange shrimp", when the actual animal looked nothing like a
shrimp.) The claws of Therizinosaurus cheloniformis were first
believed to be ribs of sea turtles.

I've actually worked in one of the world's great museums, and I
know that there are thousands of unidentified fossils and
archeological specimens in such a museum. I'm sure there are
also many misidentified specimens.

Lack of evidence is not a valid argument.

Really, the only thing wrong with Ed's theory (and so far as I
know, Ed is the first to theorize a monotreme species
convergently evolved) is that you and some others just don't
like it. Well, again, that is not a valid argument. So far we've
seen a lot of windage, ridicule, and dismissive outbursts, but
not a single bit of good scientific argument with Ed's theory.
This is not how science works.

Bob Shell

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