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Re: UFO Coalition Abduction Study Project Reminder!

From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 16:21:51 -0500
Archived: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 07:58:08 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Coalition Abduction Study Project Reminder!


>From: Richard Hall <dh12.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 10:39:05 -0500
>Subject: Re: UFO Coalition Abduction Study Project Reminder!

<snip>

>Eleanor, please!

>You do not release fragments of unanalyzed data out of context of
>a complex study.

What would be wrong with letting the public see the raw data
before the official analysis was done? How would that have any
effect on the analysis whatsoever?

>Regardless of what an abductee told you, there may or may not
>have been objective instrumented data to support what was
>subjectively perceived.

So... the URC could check and find out.

>Further, the instrumentation had built-in safeguards against
>tampering and that would also have to be examined.

OK - for those matches between logged abduction events and power
outages, I would imagine being only a small number of data
points, it wouldn't take long to check the tampering flags.

>Quick and dirty does not add up to science.

>We need to do it right, or not do it at all.

I still don't see why at the very least, those few power
outage/logged abduction experience instances couldnt be
released. And personally, I still can't fathom why this data
must be kept secret until the official analysis is done. These
aren't military secrets, and this isn't a big stakes court case
either. No "national security" issue here.

Releasing the data now in no way prevents a "done right"
analysis from being carried out. Is it that scientists don't
like having their conclusions questionned and debated?

I suggest that is not a valid reason to keep data of possibly
Earth-shaking importance secret.


Eleanor White



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