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Re: Skeptic

From: Nick Pope <contact.nul>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 13:32:47 +0100
Archived: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:49:04 -0400
Subject: Re: Skeptic


>From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 12:28:14 +0100
>Subject: Re: Skeptic

>>From: Sean Jones <tedric.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 08:53:40 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Skeptic

>>I'm sure plenty of us have seen it before where "authoritative"
>>persons _declare_ such things as fake/fraud/what ever but
>>without offering a single piece of evidence to back up their
>>claims.

>>It would seem to me that these people are merely stating their
>>own belief's with what they believe is enough force/emphasis for
>>us to believe them as well _without_ any kind of evidence.

>>I suppose that they either:

>>a) think that they are right,

>>or

>>b) that they think that they can get away with it as there is so
>>little hard evidence in the UFO field that their lack of it
>>doesn't register on the radar.

>I'm sure plenty of us have seen it before where "authoritative"
>ufologists _declare_ such things as structured
>craft/extraterrestrial vehicles/machines constructed by unknown
>races, but without offering a single piece of evidence to back
>up their claims.

We've seen exactly the same thing from "authoritative" skeptical
ufologists, making declarations underpinned more by their
personal convictions than by evidence.

>It would seem to me that these people are merely stating their
>own beliefs with what they believe is enough force/emphasis for
>us to believe them as well _without_ any kind of evidence.

>I suppose that they either:

>a) think that they are right,

>or

>b) that they think that they can get away with it as there is so
>little hard evidence in the UFO field that their lack of it
>doesn't register on the radar.

I agree, but again, this applies to "skeptics" and "believers"
alike.

Best wishes,

Nick Pope

http://www.nickpope.net



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