From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 09:56:55 -0600 Archived: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 11:45:30 -0500 Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List >From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 23:43:20 -0000 >Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 09:24:17 -0600 >>Subject: Re: Essential Read From Current Encounters List <snip> >In fact one must do a great deal of study (necessarily using >text-books) before being equipped to realize how text-books can >mislead and misdirect. <snip> >There seems to be no easy route, no guaranteed '100% correct' >texts to read. I.e. - in physics, as in ufology, genuine >students have to find their own way. [Unless, if course, you >want to be a 'talking-head' poser, or to work as a (gov't) >scientist, in which case you probably have to learn just the >'approved texts' to qualify.] I really have nothing left to say except that ufologists (1) need to pay attention to the formal processes by which knowledge, always a complicated matter pursued by continuing research and debate, is accumulated over time, (2) act accordingly, and (3) appreciate that all truth cannot be found in a single book, though portions of it are more likely to be found in some than in others. In the end, if often enough by fits and starts, science works, thus - for one example - the computer on which this discussion is being composed. Jerry Clark 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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