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Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 16:26:57 -0400
Archived: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 08:30:30 -0400
Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>From: Claude Mauge <claudemauge.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon,  1 Oct 2007 08:41:03 +0200 (CEST)
>Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?


>Let us turn Ray Dickenson's statement as: "Science is all about
>logical questioning, so is philosophy; therefore philosophy is
>science". Does not it seems a little strange? "Logical
>questioning" is of course necessary to define science, but it is
>not sufficient. Science needs also something as: "basically
>through a process of experimentation, either directly when it can
>be performed, or indirectly by confronting to observed facts the
>supposed consequences of the hypothesis or theory - for instance
>in cosmology".

Sounds reasonable. That means that those areas of UFO research
which are carried out using the same methods as in cosmology are
indeed every bit as genuine "science" as cosmology is.

Eleanor White

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