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Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar

From: Rick Nielsen <nilthchi.nul>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:15:55 -0700 (PDT)
Archived: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 08:28:23 -0500
Subject: Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar


>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:41:09 -0000
>Subject: Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar

>>From: Rick Nielsen <nilthchi.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:40:07 -0700 (PDT)
>>Subject: Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar

>>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 12:24:00 -0000
>>>Subject: Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar

>>>>From: Rick Nielsen <nilthchi.nul>
>>>>Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:51:14 -0700 (PDT)
>>>>To: post.nul
>>>>Subject: Re: Abduction Story By Sammy Hagar

<snip>

>>>>Even if superficially similar to other stories, how can
>>>>anecdotal information be counted on?

<snip>

>>>Don't know Rick, but it certainly is, every working day in
>>>courtrooms around the world.

<snip>

>>Anecdotal information is not witness testimony. Witness
>>testimony comes from more than one source pointing to one
>>plausible event each at one place and one time.

<snip>

>>Anecdotal information is also not evidence. Evidence is
>>physical, plausible and repeatable.

>>Anecdotal information is by nature subjective, unreliable,
>>untrustworthy, undependable, and as such unacceptable.

<snip>

>>So, can anecdotal information have any value at all? I doubt it.

>You can't have it both ways Rick. If I give an eye-witness
>report in court of an event that no-one else saw, that's a piece
>of "evidence".

You're right Ray: I won't have it both ways.

I borrowed Stan's gray basket, and made it my own. It's intact,
fully functional, and getting bigger.

A little skepticism is still a good thing. Don't you think?




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