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Re: 'Trained Observers'?

From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 10:49:06 +0100
Archived: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 07:12:57 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Trained Observers'?


>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 01:29:59 +0100
>Subject: 'Trained Observers'?

>>Source: The San Francisco Sentinel - California, USA

>>http://www.sanfranciscosentinel.com/?p=5919

>>11 October 2007

>>Opening The X-files Inside Britain's UFO Project

>>By Raf Sanchez

><snip>

>>there was enough information, usually in the
>>form of radar signatures and visual sightings by trained
>>observers like RAF pilots, yet still no one was able to identify
>>the object.

><snip>

>There it is again, that ubiquitous yet rarely questioned phrase:
>'trained observers'.

<snip>

>Or could it just be that this is a glib, rhetorical turn of
>phrase, coined in order to lend a particular class of witnesses
>an enhanced status, and then mindlessly repeated until it
>becomes embedded in our discourse as a meaningless sign?


Got it in one, Gerald. Compare with 'trained observers' in the
police, etc.


--
John Rimmer
<j.rimmer.nul>



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