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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


>>11 October 2007

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

>>By Raf Sanchez


>>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.


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


>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

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