From: John Harney <magonia.nul> Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 20:17:17 -0000 Archived: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 07:25:39 -0500 Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study >From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 15:59:34 -0000 >Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 08:43:21 -0600 >>Subject: Re: Participation In Psychology Dissertation Study >>When it comes to anybody's positive assessment of UFOs as >>genuine anomalies, it's never that person's opinion, point of >>view, analysis, judgment, perspective, reading of the evidence, >>or whatever. It's always just his or her "belief." I mean, what >>else could it possibly be? >Yup, right Jerry. >Would like to think I have no 'beliefs' at all, only various >grades of hypothetical conclusions (there's always the solipsist >possibility). >However, from reading some of their chaotic and often >contradictory 'edicts' and 'pronouncements' I suspect that >many/most skepti-bunkers should have their 'beliefs' thoroughly >investigated. This study is obviously about what people do or do not believe about UFO reports, which seems a perfectly reasonable idea to me. I can't express any opinion about whether it is likely to be useful or not, as I have not seen the questionnaire and, unlike Jerry and Ray, I find it rather difficult to pass judgement on something without knowing all the relevant details. John Harney 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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