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Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 14:20:51 -0500
Archived: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 16:23:42 -0500
Subject: Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002


>From: YoungBob2.nul
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 00:04:10 EST
>Subject: Re: Filer's Files #45 - 2002

>>Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 17:05:14 -0500
>>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>>Subject: Filer's Files #45 - 2002
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>

<snip>

>>Obeying Maccabee's First Rule of Debunking:

>> _Any_ explanation is better than none.

>And Young's Corollary:

>When debunking a proposed prosaic explanation for a UFO sighting
>report, it is permissible to use at least one miracle and one
>violation of the rules of physics.

It may be "permitted" but I have never found it necessary to use
miracles of violations of physics to debunk prosaic explanations
which themselves are "like miracles" or appear to violate laws
of physics.



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