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Re: Again The ETH Is A Scam

From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 11:29:44 -0600
Archived: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 07:36:35 -0400
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.


Mike




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