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Re: Can Anyone Persuade CUFOS?

From: John Velez <jvelez49.nul>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 01:38:05 -0400
Archived: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 06:19:38 -0400
Subject: Re: Can Anyone Persuade CUFOS?


>From: Greg Sandow <greg.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 10:40:08 -0400
>Subject: Re: Can Anyone Persuade CUFOS?

>>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 17:02:07 -0400
>>Subject: Can Anyone Persuade CUFOS?

>>But it's been some time now that the modem-monitored home
>>environment parameter study was completed by CUFOS in the homes
>>of selected abductees. No analysis has ever been made, to my
>>knowledge. And requests to see the raw data, <snip>
>>have all met with various types of denial, or no response.

>CUFOS didn't do this study, to the best of my knowledge.

>It was done by an independent group. There could be many reasons
>for not releasing the data. Including, very simply, that the
>study failed, that it wasn't carried out properly, or got no
>usable results.

>Raw data should only be revealed with great caution. Often it
>needs statistical analysis. Without that analysis, people will
>jump to unjustified conclusions. I've seen this many times with
>social science studies in my own field. (I do a lot of work on
>the future of classical music, and information about the age of
>the audience and ticket sales to classical concerts is important
>to have. But it takes a lot of specialized understanding to know
>what the raw data means. I've seen otherwise impressive social
>scientists and journalists fall on their faces, by
>misinterpreting these stats.)

>That said, I'm curious about this study, too. Obviously, it
>could be crucially important, just as Eleanor says.


Hi Greg, All,

The only thing holding up the publication of the results of this
study is cold, hard cash.

Suggestion: Dick Hall can be asked to see if a web page can be
set-up by the coalition with a Paypal link on it for anyone who
wishes to donate money toward the completion of the study.

As soon as something like that is set up, I will be among the
first to make a monetary contribution. 'Five large' as the wise-
guys say, is not an impossible figure. If enough people put
their money where their mouths are, we can make this happen.

'If you're not a part of the solution, you're a part of the
problem.'


Now... back to lurking! ;)

John Velez



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