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Re: Larry King Live: Friday, November 9th, 2007

From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 00:59:37 -0500
Archived: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:15:30 -0500
Subject: Re: Larry King Live: Friday, November 9th, 2007


>From: Richard Hall <dh12.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 18:22:15 -0500
>Subject: Re: Larry King Live: Friday, November 9th, 2007

>>From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 12:22:58 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Larry King Live: Friday, November 9th, 2007

>>>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 15:45:35 -0500
>>>Subject: Re: Larry King Live: Friday, November 9th, 2007

>>>My major complaint was that Buzz Aldrin seemed, to me anyway, at
>>>one point, to be saying that UFO sightings are highly dubious
>>>because people are easily fooled.

>>It is a well-established fact that people, in general, _are_
>>easily fooled. As such, the majority of UFO sightings are
>>'highly dubious' and need to be approached with a healthy dose
>>of scepticism.

>Brian,

>As I have said before, it sepends on how you define "UFO
>sightings" in the first place. Trivial cases where people see
>meteors, satellite re-entries, etc., are very easy to screen
>out. UFOs should be those reports that survive careful screening
>and defy obvious explanation.

This is hair-splitting. I - and, I assume, Buzz Aldrin - was
referring to 'UFO' reports, in general.

>Otherwise, yes, poor or inexperienced observers are often fooled
>and do contribute 'noise' to the UFO question. Any halfway serious
>investigation, though, could easily deal with this problem.

Then it would seem that you, me, and Buzz Aldrin are on the same
page with regard to that.


Brian




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