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Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:45:42 -0400
Archived: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 07:17:31 -0500
Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study

>From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:12:14 +0000
>Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study

>>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>>To: <post.nul>
>>Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2012 15:24:19 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study


>>The repeated use of "belief" betrays the perspective from which
>>this study is being conducted.

>>Caveat emptor.

>I'm not quite sure what you are implying here, Jerry? What
>perspective do you think the study is being conducted from?

>It may be helpful to know that Andrew is a member of the
>Birmingham UFO Group, of which his brother Dave is the chairman.
>Their web site can be found at:


>If anyone has any questions, feel free to contact Andrew at:


>I think any academic attempt to study aspects of ufology are
>worth encouraging.

More psycho social babble, Joe. Consider the topic; Psychology
Dissertation Study.

Once you posit the belief aspect you are opening the door to the
prospect of all witnesses having a psychotic event each time
they have seem something odd in the sky.

Let's not forget that we are always dealing with a group of
licensed individuals who are working with a pseudo-science that
has no scientific constant. Catch as catch can is the name of
the game so there is no sense in introducing this subject as a
viable aspect to the phenomenon.

I really don't care what group Andrew is working with. They are
not dealing with hard-core cases; they are attempting to stain
it by intro- ducing a mental aspect to it-regardless who are
reporting, what they are reporting- in what detail they are
reporting and what is backing up the report.

Any damn fool can find the nut cases out there and lump them in
and poison the whole data pool.

And cut the poor-mouthing Joe; your not fooling anyone. If I ever
see anything positive/upbeat come out of your postings, it will be
a day of wonder.

Don Ledger

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