From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys.nul> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:48:36 -0300 Archived: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 13:18:40 -0400 Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 11:29:44 -0600 >Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 10:38:36 -0500 >>Subject: Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam >>>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul> >>>To: post.nul >>>Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 23:01:09 EDT >>>Subject: Again The ETH Is A Scam <snip> >>The ETH is a speculative inference - an implicit acknowledgement >>of tentativeness and uncertainty - which some ufologists have >>drawn from UFO reports, not from contactee stories. >This is an excellent point. Application of the ETH to UFOs does >not require its extension to contactee/abductee accounts, nor >imply that these phenomena have any connection at all. At least >some hesitancy to entertain the ETH can probably be attributed >to this conflation, i.e., subscribe to the ETH and you've >basically thrown in with George Adamski. Right on. There seems to be a general resistance to words like some and any. The right question is not "are all UFOs of ET origin?", but "are any?". Not: are all MJ-12 documents, (which, after all, came from different sources) genuine? But "are any?." Not "are all people 7' tall?, but "are any? It used to be that gold ore was worth mining if there was one ounce of gold per ton of ore. Much less is needed now. Stan Friedman Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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