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Speculation Hypothesis Theory [was : Is Ufology

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 20:42:51 +0100
Archived: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 16:02:42 -0400
Subject: Speculation Hypothesis Theory [was : Is Ufology

>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 16:37:43 -0400
>Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 19:38:31 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>>Anything outside of that discipline isn't ufology but
>>speculation and must be regarded as separate, just as other
>>mainstream scientists keep speculation out of their hypotheses.

>Kind of funny, that. A hypothesis _is_ speculation. Informed
>speculation, but speculation none the less.

Right Eleanor,

I used 'hypothesis' like in a preparation for a 'theory' -
structured and hopefully resting on basic principles, maybe with
a twist or a new element.

Like you say, speculation can be exactly like that - but not


Ray D

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