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Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

From: Dick Hall <dh12.nul>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 17:25:34 -0400
Archived: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 11:23:56 -0400
Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 16:31:21 -0400
>Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>>From: Claude Mauge <claudemauge.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDate <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 22:14:39 +0200 (CEST)
>>Subject: Re: Is Ufology 'Anti-Science'?

>>To be scientific: fundamentally, to be rational and to check
>>data, with experiences either direct or indirect.

>Certainly looks like the way most of the ufologists on this List
>operate. Makes me wonder why ufology only rates a 'parascience'

>Eleanor White


It's really rather simple. How many legitimate sciences are
conducted 95% or better by part-time, weekend hobbyists and
enthusiasts who simply appoint themselves as 'experts', as
opposed to people professionally trained and educated?

There is not a single real physical or social science out there
which has no budget, and no cadre of professionals to carry out
the research and provide peer review.


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