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Re: UFO Coalition Abduction Study Project Reminder!

From: John Velez <jvelez49.nul>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 16:43:40 -0500
Archived: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 12:29:05 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Coalition Abduction Study Project Reminder!


>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 16:21:51 -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.


Hi Eleanor, Dick, All,

Eleanor: Take a little time and re-read _all_ of Dick Hall's
responses to you over the last several weeks. Trust me, the
answer to your question _is_ there!

Help us to raise the needed funds to complete the study.

Dick: Eleanor is not 'groking' your responses. Next time she
repeats the same question, please, simply refer her to the
UpDates archive for a response so we can focus our energy and
limited 'List time' on the _real_ issue;

- raising the necessary $ to complete the abduction study.

All: Please don't forget to send a contribution to the Coalition
so that maybe we can get the results of the abduction study in
the not too distant future. I'm rapidly bearing down on 60 so I
have more than a passing personal interest in seeing the study
completed in as timely a manner as possible. I'll do my bit and
continue to post reminders to the List until the needed funds
have been secured.

Please, just send what you can. One dollar, a thousand dollars,
every buck will help bring us that much closer to the goal.

Make all checks payable to:

UFO Coalition

Address to:

Rob Swiatek
The Fund For UFO Research, Inc.
P.O. Box 7501
Alexandria, VA.  22307

My best to all,

John Velez




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