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Re: Kumburgaz Turkey UFO Videos

From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 08:33:03 -0400
Archived: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 22:41:57 -0400
Subject: Re: Kumburgaz Turkey UFO Videos

>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 23:14:10 +0100
>Subject: Re: Kumburgaz Turkey UFO Videos

>Thought things were clear, but, seeing some stuff still being
>written, have added a caution to a page.

>Here it is:

>[Begin Quote]

>'Categorizing' is a useful tool - and is used after the analysis
>phase of a scientific investigation. However, folk over-
>impressed by its efficiency sometimes apply it at the initial
>phase of data-gathering. As a result they might declare 'That's
>impossible/a hoax!' even before any analysis.

>That fatal 'pre-judging' is a typical weakness of older or more
>dogmatic scientists - see Clarke's First Law

>Here's some famous examples of eminent scientists making fools
>of themselves - by pre-judging the data, or categorizing before


>[End Quote]

>If we need reminding, that First law says "When a distinguished
>but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is
>almost certainly right. When he states that something is
>impossible, he is very probably wrong."


Good luck in your quest. Most of those comments didn't take into
account the current technologies impact on mankind and how it's
used to influence people.

IMO, a number philosophical tenants are being stretched to the
breaking point by our use of technology to magnify our

But I will agree that this field is for the younger generation
to tackle at this point and I also wish them well.

FYI, a few people kept this type of "open mind" in the 'AA Film'
investigation, but they were shouted down for more than a

In the end, the majority probably had it right due to their
knee-jerk reaction, so does that make the reaction wrong?

But again, it becomes a pure matter of resources.


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